WwH violence HW violence  
  n (%) n (%) p
Ever received psychiatric treatment 26 (79) 19 (44) 0.004
Disability pension due to psychiatric disorders 3 (10) 13 (31) 0.048
Pharmaceuticals for psychiatric problems last 30 d 20 (69) 13 (30) 0.002
Ever pharmaceuticals for psychiatric problems 23 (79) 30 (70) ns
Ever experienced serious anxiety 26 (90) 32 (74) ns
Ever had thoughts of suicide 18 (62) 22 (51) ns
Have been depressed 26 (90) 30 (71) ns
Have had problems with own violent behaviours 8 (28) 15 (35) ns
Have attempted suicide 11 (38) 15 (35) ns
Ever had hallucinations 5 (17) 21 (49) 0.007
Posttraumatic stress symptoms exposed to male violence 5 (17) 28 (65) .000
Table 6: Number and (percentage) of women that reported mental health problems in two groups of women exposed to male violence (WwH: n=29; HW: n=43). Results of Chi-square (Fisher’s exact test), and significance level
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