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Table 5 Online sexual abuse—risk behaviors, internet behavior and pornography consumption

From: Online sexual abuse of adolescents by a perpetrator met online: a cross-sectional study

  Not sexually abused on the internet n = 5498–5663 Sexually abused on the internet n = 31–32 p-valuea
n % n % p
Alcohol use last year
 Drink 2–3 times or more per month 1944 34.2 11 34.4 ns
Drug use ever
 Ever used drugs, including cannabis 1316 23.3 15 48.4 .001
Sexual debut (mean age/SD) 15.55/2.50   15.78/1.78   nsb
Number of sexual partners
 ≥ 6 partners 950 25.5 9 37.5 ns
Time spent per day
 Computer/tablet ≥ 5 h 1275 22.2 9 28.1 ns
 Social media ≥ 5 h 839 14.8 9 28.1 .035
 Mobile phone ≥ 5 h 1813 32.0 13 40.6 ns
Internet behavior last year
 Shared your e-mail, telephone number or address to someone you only knew through the internet
  Yes, several times 682 12.0 14 43.8 < .001
 Looked for someone online to talk, sex with
  Yes, several times 215 3.8 12 38.7 < .001
 Looked for someone online to have sex with
  Yes, several times 200 3.5 11 35.5 < .001
 Been offended by crude sexual language when you chatted with a person you only knew through the internet
  Yes, several times 212 3.8 9 28.1 < .001
 Sent nude pictures 1385 24.4 23 71.9 < .001
 Posted nude pictures (community/internet site) 109 1.9 8 25.0 < .001
Pornography
 Have you ever looked at pornography
  Yes 3865 68.1 23 71.9 ns
 Have often have you looked at pornography the last 12 months ns
  Not at all 34 0.9 0 0.0  
  1–2 times 1131 29.3 3 13.0  
  Sometimes each month 898 23.2 9 39.1  
  Sometimes each week 1196 30.9 9 39.1  
  More or less daily 606 15.7 2 8.7  
  1. a p-value based on Chi square or Fisher’s exact test
  2. b p-value based on Mann–Whitney’s U-test