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Table 3 Relationship of gambler to those involved in violence, by gender

From: Family violence in a sample of treatment-seeking gamblers: the effect of having dependent children

Relationship with victim or perpetratorb Perpetrator % Victim %
Male (n = 33) Female (n = 38) Total (n = 71a) Male (n = 41) Female (n = 40) Total (n = 81a)
Current or ex-partner 66.7 63.2 64.8 65.9 57.5 61.7
Son or daughter 9.1 26.3 18.3 9.8 15.0 12.4
Parent 15.2 15.8 15.5 19.5 20.0 19.8
Any other family 27.3 15.8 21.1 31.7 25.0 28.4
Relation type not reported 3.0 2.6 2.8 4.9 2.5 3.7
  1. a81 people reported being a victim of at least one type of family violence; 71 people reported perpetrating at least one type of violence
  2. bParticipants could select multiple relationships for a given type of violence; participants could also report more than one type of violence with the same or different relative(s)