Table 2

Problem frequency in subsets of abused group

Behaviour2-152Educational2-153
AggressiveSexualisedGeneralStatement
Entire group (n = 140)22%19%26%17%
Removed before follow up period2-154 (n = 40)43%2-151 28%2-150
Removed during follow up period2-154 (n = 36)50%2-151 33%2-151 47%2-151 31%2-150
Further abuse before follow up2-160 (n = 59)33%2-150 29%2-151
Further abuse in follow up period2-160 (n = 53)34%2-151 36%2-151 43%2-151 26%2-150
Family member perpetrator2-164 (n = 35)34%2-150 31%2-150 40%2-150 29%2-150
  • 2-152 “Aggressive” = aggressive, violent, angry, destructive, or dangerous behaviours.

  • 2-153 “General” = all problems with learning or performance.

  • 2-154 “Removed” = child was removed from home for some period of time either before the follow up period began in 1990, or during the follow up period from 1990 to1997.

  • 2-160 Abuse recurred after detection in 1989 and was detected prior to the record review in 1990 or later during the follow up period.

  • 2-164 Perpetrator of further abuse in the follow up period was a parent figure.

  • 2-150 p = 0.01–0.05;

  • 2-151 p < 0.01 to > 0.05.