Definition: Estimated percentage of adults with caregiving responsibilities for children ages 0-17 who experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) in the period after the COVID-19 outbreak in March 2020, by type of IPV (e.g., in Wave 4, 14% of California caregivers had experienced physical IPV during the pandemic).
Data Source: Family Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Jun. 2022). Questionnaire: American Academy of Pediatrics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevent Child Abuse America & Tufts Medical Center; California oversample: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health & California Essentials for Childhood Initiative (California Dept. of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch & California Dept. of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention).
Footnote: Physical IPV occurs when a current or ex-boyfriend/girlfriend, romantic partner, or spouse does one or more of the following: (a) slaps, pushes, shoves, shakes, or intentionally throws something at the victim to hurt them, (b) punches, kicks, whips, or beats the victim with an object, (c) chokes, smothers, tries to drown the victim, or burns the victim intentionally, (d) uses or threatens the victim with a knife, gun, or other weapon. Psychological IPV occurs when a current or ex-boyfriend/girlfriend, romantic partner, or spouse does one or more of the following: (e) insults, humiliates, or makes fun of the victim in front of others, (f) keeps the victim from having their own money, (g) tries to keep the victim from seeing or talking to their family or friends, (h) keeps track of the victim by demanding to know where they are and what they are doing, (i) makes threats to physically harm the victim. 'Any IPV' occurs when a current or ex-boyfriend/girlfriend, romantic partner, or spouse does any of (a)–(i). The questionnaire was administered during the following periods: Mar. 22 – Apr. 12, 2021 (Wave 2); Jul. 8 – Jul. 27, 2021 (Wave 3); Jun. 3 – Jun. 29, 2022 (Wave 4).
These data are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error. The notation S refers to estimates that have been suppressed because the margin of error is 10 percentage points or greater. The annotation [!] indicates that the estimate’s margin of error is at least 5 percentage points but less than 10 percentage points.