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Table 2 Response directed to elder abuse

From: Is multimorbidity associated with risk of elder abuse? Findings from the AHSETS study

Item No. HS-EAST Questionnaire items & Domains Response for Elder abuse
Positive Negative
A. Direct abuse:
 4 Who makes decisions about your life — like how you should live or where you should live? 404 (55.7) 321 (44.3)
 9 Does someone in your family make you stay in bed or tell you you’re sick when you know you're not? 227 (31.3) 498 (68.7)
 10 Has anyone forced you to do things you didn’t want to do? 145 (20.0) 580 (80.0)
 11 Has anyone taken things that belong to you without your O.K? 200 (27.6) 525 (72.4)
 15 Has anyone close to you tried to hurt you or harm you recently? 9 (1.2) 716 (98.8)
B. Characteristics of vulnerability:
 1 Do you have anyone who spends time with you taking you shopping or to the doctor? 73 (10.1) 652 (89.9)
 3 Are you sad or lonely often? 359 (49.5) 366 (50.5)
 6 Can you take your own medication and get around by yourself? 215 (29.7) 510 (70.3)
C. Potentially abusive situation:
 2 Are you helping to support someone? 301 (41.5) 424 (58.5)
 5 Do you feel uncomfortable with anyone in your family? 53 (7.3) 672 (92.7)
 7 Do you feel that nobody wants you around? 72 (9.9) 653 (90.1)
 8 Does anyone in your family drink a lot? 102 (14.1) 623 (85.9)
 12 Do you trust most of the people in your family? 65 (9.0) 660 (91.0)
 13 Does anyone tell you that you give them too much trouble? 31 (4.3) 694 (95.7)
 14 Do you have enough privacy at home? 285 (39.3) 440 (60.7)