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Table 3 Binary logistic regression for predicting the severity of hostility using current disclosure, perceived social support, actual partnership (yes/no), type of violence experienced (yes/no), severity of posttraumatic symptoms

From: Aspects of social support and disclosure in the context of institutional abuse – long-term impact on mental health

Variables Regression coefficient SE Wald   p Exp(B)
Urge to talk −0.074 0.060 1.548 1 0.214 0.928
Reluctance to talk −0.100 0.054 3.387 1 0.066 0.095
Emotional reaction 0.000 0.055 0.000 1 1.944 1.000
Partnership (y/n) 0.221 0.489 0.205 1 0.651 1.248
Social support perceived −0.036 0.031 1.340 1 0.247 0.965
Physical violence 1.130 0.568 3.953 1 0.047 0.323
Sexual violence −0.362 0.623 0.338 1 0.561 0.696
Emotional violence 0.131 0.628 0.043 1 0.835 1.140
Severity of posttraumatic symptoms 0.146 0.026 32.738 1 <0.001 1.157
constant −2.981 1.436 4.309 1 0.038 0.051
  1. Note. Variable entered on step 1: urge to talk, reluctance to talk, emotional reaction, partnership, social support perceived, physical violence, sexual violence, emotional violence, severity of posttraumatic symptoms. SE = standard error, df = degrees of freedom