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Table 1 Demographics regarding participating women (n = 77)

From: Disclosure of abuse among female patients within general psychiatric care - a cross sectional study

Mean age 34 ± 11 years
Country of birth
 Sweden 65 (84 %)
 Other 12 (16 %)
Years of education
 9 years or less 11 (14 %)
 10–12 years 17 (22 %)
 13 years or more 49 (64 %)
Marital status
 Single 33 (43 %)
 Regular partner 38 (49 %)
 Other 6 (8 %)
Income source 31 (40 %)
 Employed 7 (9 %)
 Unemployed or employment training courses
 Student 9 (12 %)
 Sick leave 19 (25 %)
 Other 8 (10 %)
 Unknown 3 (4 %)
Experience of abuse
 Emotional 61 (79 %)
 Physical 72 (93 %)
 Sexual 55 (71 %)