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Table 5 Sociodemographic and health variables of victims, conditional on class membership (N = 245)

From: Elder abuse victimization patterns: latent class analysis using perpetrators and abusive behaviours

  Verbal by others (n = 70) Psychological by children (n = 44) Overlooked by others (N = 44) Stolen by others (N = 38) Verbal IPV (N = 35) Physical and psychological IPV (N = 14) p-value
Sex Female 77.1 70.5 70.5 63.2 85.7 100.0 a
Male 22.9 29.5 29.5 36.8 14.3 0.00  
Age group 60–69 52.9 52.3 50.0 42.1 65.7 64.3 <  0.05
70–79 41.4 22.7 34.1 29.0 25.7 28.6  
80+ 5.7 25.0 15.9 29.0 8.6 7.1  
Civil Status Single 11.4 0.0 4.6 7.9 0.0 0.0 a
Married/ Civil Union 57.1 54.6 52.3 52.6 79.4 57.1  
Divorced/ Separated 10.0 6.8 6.8 2.6 14.7 7.1  
Widow 21.4 38.6 36.4 36.8 5.9 35.7  
Schooling Up to 4 years 80.9 76. 2 83.3 75.0 77.1 100.0 a
5 or more years 19.1 23.8 16.7 25.0 22.9 0.0  
Living arrangements Alone 33.3 20.9 27.3 36.8 11.4 21.4 0.115
With others 66.7 79.1 72.7 63.2 88.6 78.6  
Perceived social support Plenty/ Enough 64.2 43.9 61.9 63.9 60.6 50.0 0.355
Few/No one 35.8 56.1 38.1 36.1 39.4 50.0  
Chronic disease Yes 81.4 86.4 77.3 86.8 77.1 85.7 0.789
No 18.6 13.6 22.7 13.2 22.9 14.3  
AVD Yes 24.3 20.5 9.1 29.0 14.3 14.3 0.213
No 75.7 79.6 90.9 71.0 85.7 85.7  
  1. Note: a Due to cells frequencies count with zero, the association test wasn’t performed