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Table 2 Distribution of reports of ACE items the full sample and across ED visit status

From: Can the adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) checklist be utilized to predict emergency department visits among children and adolescents?

Characteristics Full sample
% (95% CI)
With ED visit
% (95% CI)
Without ED visit
% (95% CI)
Emotional abuse
 Yes 26.5 (25.4,27.6) 30.9 (29.1,32.7) 23.3 (22.0,24.8)
 No 71.1 (70.0,72.2) 66.5 (64.6,68.3) 74.4 (73.0,75.8)
 Missing 2.4 (2.0,2.8) 2.6 (2.1,3.3) 2.2 (1.8,2.8)
Physical abuse
 Yes 13.6 (12.8,14.5) 16.6 (15.2,18.1) 11.4 (10.4,12.5)
 No 83.4 (82.5,84.3) 80.0 (78.4,81.5) 85.9 (84.7,87.0)
 Missing 3.0 (2.6,3.4) 3.4 (2.8,4.2) 2.7 (2.2,3.3)
Sexual abuse
 Yes 6.8 (6.2,7.5) 8.8 (7.8,10.0) 5.4 (4.7,6.2)
 No 89.2 (88.4,90.0) 86.2 (84.9,87.5) 91.4 (90.4,92.2)
 Missing 3.9 (3.5,4.5) 5.0 (4.2,5.9) 3.2 (2.7,3.8)
Emotional neglect
 Yes 29.9 (28.7,31.0) 34.3 (32.5,36.2) 26.7 (25.3,28.2)
 No 67.1 (65.9,68.3) 62.9 (61.0,64.7) 70.1 (68.6,71.6)
 Missing 3.0 (2.6,3.5) 2.8 (2.2,3.5) 3.2 (2.7,3.8)
Physical neglect
 Yes 11.2 (10.5,12.0) 12.7 (11.5,14.1) 10.2 (9.2,11.2)
 No 86.3 (85.4,87.2) 84.6 (83.1,85.9) 87.6 (86.4,88.6)
 Missing 2.4 (2.1,2.9) 2.7 (2.1,3.4) 2.3 (1.8,2.8)
Parents divorced
 Yes 48.7 (47.5,50.0) 51.6 (49.7,53.6) 46.6 (45.0,48.3)
 No 50.3 (49.1,51.6) 47.2 (45.3,49.2) 52.6 (50.9,54.2)
 Missing 0.9 (0.7,1.2) 1.1 (0.8,1.6) 0.8 (0.5,1.1)
Interpersonal violence in family
 Yes 19.4 (18.4,20.4) 21.9 (20.3,23.5) 17.6 (16.3,18.8)
 No 76.5 (75.4,77.5) 73.2 (71.5,74.9) 78.8 (77.4,80.1)
 Missing 4.1 (3.7,4.7) 4.9 (4.1,5.8) 3.6 (3.1,4.3)
Substance use in family
 Yes 25.0 (24.0,26.1) 27.0 (25.3,28.8) 23.6 (22.2,25.0)
 No 70.7 (69.5,71.8) 67.9 (66.1,69.7) 72.7 (71.2,74.2)
 Missing 4.3 (3.8,4.8) 5.1 (4.3,6.0) 3.7 (3.1,4.4)
Mental illness in family
 Yes 50.0 (48.7,51.2) 52.3 (50.3,54.2) 48.3 (46.7,50.0)
 No 46.5 (45.2,47.7) 43.7 (41.8,45.7) 48.4 (46.8,50.1)
 Missing 3.6 (3.1,4.1) 4.0 (3.3,4.8) 3.3 (2.7,3.9)
Family member in prison
 Yes 7.8 (7.1,8.5) 7.9 (6.9,9.0) 7.7 (6.9,8.6)
 No 86.3 (85.4,87.1) 84.7 (83.3,86.1) 87.4 (86.3,88.5)
 Missing 5.9 (5.4,6.6) 7.4 (6.5,8.5) 4.9 (4.2,5.6)