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Table 1 Physicians’ estimates of the prevalence of childhood abuse and of ACEs

From: Physicians’ knowledge and practices regarding screening adult patients for adverse childhood experiences: a survey

 Family Physicians
N = 89
Psychiatrists
N = 46
Other Specialists
N = 48
ANOVA
M ± SD95%CIM ± SD95%CIM ± SD95%CIFp
Sexual Abuse
 Girls26.4 ± 13.523.6–29.232.0 ± 17.726.7–37.323.9 ± 12.620.2–27.63.7.03
 Boys17.9 ± 13.415.1–20.721.2 ± 14.516.9–25.514.5 ± 8.012.2–16.83.2.04
Physical Abuse
 Girls29.9 ± 13.627.0–32.832.6 ± 16.327.8–37.430.4 ± 12.626.8–34.00.5.61
 Boys30.9 ± 13.928.0–33.836.8 ± 16.831.8–41.829.0 ± 16.824.1–33.93.2.04
Any ACEs45.7 ± 16.542.249.249.7 ± 16.045.0–54.447.2 ± 17.842.0–52.40.8.44
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation, 95%CI 95% confidence interval, ANOVA Difference between groups assessed by Analysis of Variance