Father-Daughter Incest: The Supreme Betrayal
|1.||Fathers were more likely to have imposed vaginal intercourse on their daughters than the other incest perpetrators--18 percent versus 6 percent (significant at < 0.05 level).|
|2.||Fathers sexually abused their daughters more frequently than other incestu-|
The reader may observe that the figures in the total columns for all incest perpetrators in chapter 15 and the appendix sometimes differ from those reported in this and the following chapters for "all other incest "perpetrators." This is because the latter figures do not include the perpetrators--for example, fathers--with which all other perpetrators are being compared.
When all perpetrators are included--as in the tables in chapter 15 and the appendix--the totals are often referred to as revealing "the norm" for all incest perpetrators for the variable under discussion. Careful reading is necessary to be clear on exactly which comparison is being used.