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Table 2 The association between demographic variables and the presence of a positive response on the Woman Abuse Screening Tool-Short form (WAST-Short).

From: Abuse and mental disorders among women at walk-in clinics in Trinidad: A cross-sectional study

  Positive response on WAST-Short Positive response on WAST-Short p-value*
  Yes N (%) No (%)  
Education    NS
Lower achievement 157 (40.7) 229 (59.3)  
Higher achievement 16 (34.8) 30 (65.2)  
Age    < 0.001
49 years and less 115 (53.7) 99 (46.4)  
50 years and more 58 (26.6) 160 (72.4)  
Employment    0.003
Employed 66 (50.4) 65 (49.6)  
Un-employed 107 (35.6) 194 (64.4)  
Income    NS
< $4, 999 TTD 166 (39.6) 253 (60.4)  
$5, 000 TTD and more 7 (53.9) 6 (46.1)  
Relationship    0.002
Current (e.g. married, common-law) 127 (70.2) 154 (29.8)  
None (e.g. widowed, divorced) 46 (30.5) 105 (69.5)  
  1. *Fisher's exact test