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Table 2 Mean CTQ scores between outpatient and community sample

From: The prevalence of childhood trauma in psychiatric outpatients

  Outpatient sample (n = 354) Community sample (n = 100) P value*
CTQ-SF scores, mean ± SD
 Physical abuse (PA) 9.4 ± 5.3 7.3 ± 3.1 < 0.01
 Emotional abuse (EA) 12.2 ± 5.6 9.1 ± 3.7 < 0.01
 Sexual abuse (SA) 6.9 ± 4.4 5.4 ± 2.1 < 0.01
 Physical neglect (PN) 9.5 ± 2.8 8.1 ± 1.9 0.62
 Emotional neglect (EN) 14.2 ± 4.8 14.4 ± 3.6 < 0.01
 CTQ-SF total 51.9 ± 14.8 44.3 ± 9.6 < 0.01
  1. *P values were derived from independent t test and Chi-square test between the outpatient and community samples, respectively