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Table 6 Relation between depressive disorder and types of violence among studied females

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

   Depressive disorders   Test of sig.
   Normal Mild Moderate Severe Very severe
Severe combined Negative 24(58.5) 2(4.9) 9(22.0) 0 6(14.6) MC
P = 0.001*
Positive 9(18.4) 7(14.3) 20(40.8) 12(24.5) 1(2.0)
Sexual violence Negative 33(39.8) 8(9.6) 29(34.9) 6(7.2) 7(8.4) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 0 1(14.3) 0(0.0) 6(85.7) 0
Emotional violence Negative 28(66.7) 2(4.8) 10(23.8) 0(0.0) 2(4.8) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 5(10.4) 7(14.6) 19(39.6) 12(25.0) 5(10.4)
Physical
Violence
Negative 30(78.9) 2(5.3) 4(10.5) 0 2(5.3) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 3(5.8) 7(13.5) 25(48.1) 12(23.1) 5(9.6)
Harassment Negative 23(92.0) 0 0 0 2(8) MC
P < 0.001*
Positive 10(15.4) 9(13.8) 29(44.6) 12(18.5) 5(7.7)
  1. MC Monte Carlo test
  2. *Statistically significant if P < 0.05