Type of psychological  abuse Male Female df Chi-square
Ever experience Never experience Ever experience Ever experience
N %   N % N % N %
Threatening with severe punishment 111 70 41 30 97 57.4 72 42.6 1 28.15*
Threatened to leave home 89 58.5 63 44.5 63 37.3 106 67.7 1 0.9
Allowed to take alcohol 30 19.7 122 80.3 31 18.4 138 81.6 1 1.23
seen  as worthless/ useless/ by parent/caregiver 83 54.6 69 45.4 90 53,25 79 46.75 1 1.95
Criticized or blamed by parent/caregiver 80 52.6 72 47.4 76 45 93 55 1 0.25
name calling 70 46 82 54 66 39 103 61 1 7.48*
*P<0.05
Table 14: Association between Psychological Abuse and Sex.