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Table 3 Frequencies of not sexually abused and sexually abused women who reported “Yes” to risk factor for danger within preceding 12 months days and Relative Risk (95% Confidence Interval)

From: Intimate partner sexual violence and risk for femicide, suicidality and substance use among women in antenatal care and general out-patients in Thailand

By sexual abuse group Not sexually assaulted (N = 150) Sexually assaulted (N = 57) Relative Risk Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
  N (%) N (%)  
1. Has the physical violence increased in severity or frequency in the past 12 months? 29 (19.3) 25 (43.9) 1.47 (1.14–1.91)*
2. Does he own a gun? 13 (8.7) 5 (8.8) 1.00 (0.74–1.35)
3. Has he ever used a weapon against you or threatened you with a lethal weapon 12 months? 10 (6.7) 15 (26.3) 1.92 (1.18–3.13)*
4. Does he threaten to kill you? 36 (24.0) 26 (45.6) 1.35 (1.08–1.70)*
5. Has he avoided being arrested for domestic violence in the past 12 months? 8 (5.3) 7 (12.3) 1.38 (0.86–2.24)
6. Does he ever try to choke you? 20 (13.3) 17 (29.8) 1.42 (1.04–1.93)*
7. Does he use illegal drugs in the past 12 months? By drugs, I mean “marihuana” or street drugs such as amphetamines (‘ya-baa’), ecstasy (‘ya E’), cocaine, “crack” 13 (8.7) 11 (19.3) 1.38 (0.95–2.02)
8. Is he an alcoholic or problem drinker? 44 (29.3) 18 (31.6) 1.03 (0.85–1.24)
9. Does he control most or all of your daily activities in the past 12 months? 24 (16.0) 24 (42.1) 1.59 (1.18–2.13)*
10. Is he violently and constantly jealous of you? 41 (27.3) 29 (50.9) 1.26 (1.10–1.68)*
11. Have you ever been beaten by him while you were pregnant in the past 12 months? 28 (18.7) 19 (33.3) 1.28 (1.00–1.65)*
12. Has he ever threatened or tried to commit suicide in the past 12 months? 9 (6.0) 4 (7.0) 1.05 (0.72–1.52)
13. Does he threaten to harm your children? 9 (6.0) 7 (12.3) 1.31 (0.85–2.04)
14. Does he follow or spy on you, leaves threatening notes or messages, destroys your property, or calls you when you don’t want him to? 36 (24.0) 30 (52.6) 1.48 (1.17–1.87)*
Danger scale, M (SD) 2.1 (3.1) 4.2 (3.6) 1P < 0.001
  1. *Significantly different at P < 0.05; 1Mann-Whitney U test