Skip to main content

Table 2 Perpetration of violence and victimization items (N=1,118)

From: Trajectories of victimization to violence among incarcerated women

Perpetrated violence Intimate partner
%
Other than intimate partner
%
Composite score sum > 0
%
Intimidation 32.0 31.0 40.8
 Threatened to kill 14.0 15.5  
 Threatened to hurt 25.2 25.4  
 Threatened with a gun, knife, weapon 14.7 18.0  
 Threatened to harm family members or friends 6.1 11.3  
 Threatened to take custody of the children 5.0 2.4  
 Threatened to kill yourself to intimidate 9.8 4.1  
 Threatened to have hospitalized 2.7 4.1  
Physical Abuse 49.0 44.6 57.3
 Pushed, grabbed, shoved, thrown 41.9 36.9  
 Held to keep from leaving or restrained physically 37.5 10.5  
 Slapped, punched, kicked 42.0 38.0  
 Burned 1.7 2.3  
 Beat unconscious 1.7 3.1  
 Choked 10.9 8.1  
 Shot, stabbed, cut, or used a gun, knife, weapon against 11.0 16.2  
Types of Abuse Experienced < 18 years
%
  67.3
 Ever been pushed 53.5   
 Ever been hit, slapped, 52.8   
 Ever been kept from leaving or restrained physically 29.8   
 Ever been burned 8.8   
 Ever been beaten 7.2   
 Ever been choked 16.5   
 Ever been shot 13.1   
 Ever been threatened to be killed 15.7   
 Ever been threatened to be hurt 30.5   
 Ever been threatened with a gun 15.0   
 Ever had someone threaten to harm family members 14.5   
 Ever had someone threaten to take custody of children 5.9   
 Ever been threatened to have you hospitalized 7.7   
 Ever been forced into an unwanted sexual act 34.7