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Table 3 Association between mental disorder at an average of 6 months post return and (1) childhood emotional abuse, (2) childhood physical abuse, and (3) childhood sexual abuse among women survivors of human trafficking (n=120)

From: Risk factors for mental disorders in women survivors of human trafficking: a historical cohort study

Child abuse Odds ratio (95% CI) p value Adjusted odds ratio* (95% CI) p value
Analysis 1) Emotional abuse** No 1   1  
Yes 3.53 (1.52–8.18) 0.003 3.30 (1.36–7.99) 0.008
Analysis 2) No 1   1  
Physical abuse** Yes 4.15 (1.85–9.28) 0.001 3.82 (1.63–8.97) 0.002
Analysis 3) Sexual abuse No 1   1  
  Yes 3.20 (1.37–7.44) 0.007 3.66 (1.45–9.20) 0.006
  1. * All three analyses adjusted for education and pre-trafficking employment only (i.e. abuse variables are not adjusted for each other).
  2. ** Abuse prior to age 17 by a parent or other adult in the household.