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Table 2 Prevalence of psychological maltreatment by gender and age group

From: Psychological maltreatment and its relationship with self-esteem and psychological stress among adolescents in Tanzania: a community based, cross-sectional study

  Total Emotional abuse Emotional neglect
N = 1000 247 (24.7%) 519 (51.9%)
Age
 13–15 294 (29.4) 66 (22.4) 144 (49.0)
 16–18 541 (54.1) 131 (24.2) 283 (52.3)
 19–21 165 (16.4) 50 (30.5) 92 (55.8)
Gender
 Male 553 (55.3) 130 (23.5) 295 (53.3)
 Female 447 (44.7) 117 (26.2) 224 (50.1)