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Table 1 Sample demographic characteristics

From: The ripple effect: a cross-sectional study on the repercussions of child maltreatment among Egyptian college students

  Control Child maltreatment Full sample
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age group
 18–21 63 (70.8) 59 (72.0) 122 (71.3)
 22–25 26 (29.2) 23 (28.0) 49 (28.7)
Gender
 Female 70 (78.7) 58 (70.7) 128 (74.9)
 Male 19 (21.3) 24 (29.3) 43 (25.1)
Mother’s highest education degree
 None 2 (2.2) 1 (1.2) 1 (.6)
 High school 68 (76.4) 3 (3.7) 5 (2.9)
 Undergraduate 19 (21.3) 56 (68.3) 124 (72.5)
 Postgraduate   22 (26.8) 41 (24.0)
Father’s highest education degree
 High school 2 (2.2) 1 (1.2) 3 (1.8)
 Undergraduate 52 (58.4) 50 (61.0) 102 (59.6)
 Postgraduate 35 (39.3) 31 (37.8) 66 (38.6)
Mother’s employment status
 Unemployed 49 (55.1) 46 (56.1) 95 (55.6)
 Employed 40 (44.9) 36 (43.9) 76 (44.4)
Father’s employment status
 Unemployed 15 (16.9) 10 (12.2) 25 (14.6)
 Employed 74 (83.1) 72 (87.8) 146 (85.4)
  1. N = 171 (n = 89 for the control group and n = 82 for the child maltreatment group)