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Table 4 Relation between post-traumatic stress disorders and types of violence among studied females

From: Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in females exposed to intimate partner violence

PTSD Test of sig.
   Normal Mild Moderate Severe
Severe combined Negative 15(36.6) 13(31.7) 5(12.2) 8(19.5) χ2 = 5.53
P = 0.137
Positive 8(16.3) 24(49.0) 5(10.2) 12(24.5)
Sexual violence Negative 23(27.7) 36(43.4) 10(12.0) 14(16.9) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 0 1(14.3) 0 6(85.7)
Emotional violence Negative 21(50) 11(26.2) 4(9.5) 6(14.3) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 2(4.2) 26(54.2) 6(12.5) 14(29.2)
Physical
Violence
Negative 19(50) 15(39.5) 0 4(10.5) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 4(7.7) 22(42.3) 10(19.2) 16(30.8)
Harassment Negative 10(40) 11(44) 0(0.0) 4(16) MC
P = 0.062
Positive 13(20) 26(40) 10(15.4) 16(24.6)
  1. χ2 = chi-square test, MC Monte Carlo test
  2. *Statistically significant if P < 0.05