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Table 2 Characteristics of patients

From: The impact of an educational program on recognition, treatment and report of child abuse

  Group A
2005-2010
Group B
2010-2015
Group B vs Group A
  ED Hospitalization total ED Hospitalization total ED Hospitalization total
Patients n (%) 4 (17.4) 19 (82.6) 23 15 (34.9) 28 (65.1) 43 +11 (55.0) +9 (45.0) +20
Sex Male n (%) 1 (11.1) 8 (89.9) 9 6 (30.0) 14 (70.0) 20 +5 (45.4) +6 (56.4) +11
Female n (%) 3 (21.4) 11 (78.6) 14 9 (39.1) 14 (60.9) 23 +6 (66.7) +3 (32.3) +9
Nationality Italian children n (%) 3 (20.0) 12 (80.0) 15 10 (38.5) 16 (61.5) 26 +7 (63.6) +4 (36.4) +11
Foreign children n (%) 1 (12.5) 7 (87.5) 8 5 (29.4) 12 (70.6) 17 +4 (44.4) +5 (55.6) +9
Abuse Physical abuse n (%) 2 (16.7) 10 (83.3) 12 4 (26.7) 11 (73.3) 15 +2 (66.7) +1 (33.3) +3
Sexual abuse n (%) 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3) 3 11 (73.3) 4 (26.7) 15 +9 (75.0) +3 (25.0) +12
Neglect n (%) 0 (0.0) 8 (100.0) 8 0 (0.0) 13 (100.0) 13 / +5 (100.0) +5