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Table 6 Adverse Childhood Experiences International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ)

From: Classes of childhood adversities and their associations to the mental health of college undergraduates: a nationwide cross-sectional study

Category Questions Response
P1 Did your parents/guardians understand your problems and worries? Always
Most of the time
Sometimes
Rarely
Never
1
2
3
4
5
P2 Did your parents/guardians really know what you were doing with your free time when you were not at school or work? Always
Most of the time
Sometimes
Rarely
Never
1
2
3
4
5
P3 How often did your parents/guardians not give you enough food even when they could easily have done so? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
P4 Were your parents/guardians too drunk or intoxicated () by alcohol/drugs to take care of you? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
P5 How often did your parents/guardians not send you to school even when it was available? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
F1 Did you live with a household member who was a problem drinker () or alcoholic? Yes
No
1
2
F2 Did you live with a household member who was depressed, mentally ill, or suicidal? Yes
No
1
2
F3 Did you live with a household member who was ever sent to jail or prison? Yes
No
1
2
F4 Were your parents ever separated or divorced? Yes
No
1
2
F5 Did your mother, father, or guardian die? Yes
No
1
2
F6 Did you see or hear a parent or household member in your home being yelled () at, screamed at and sworn () at, insulted, or humiliated ()? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
F7 Did you see or hear a parent or household member in your home being slapped (), kicked, punched (), or beaten up? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
F8 Did you see or hear a parent or household member in your home being hit or cut with an object, such as a stick (or cane), bottle, knife, belt (), whip () etc.? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A1 Did a parent, guardian, or other household member yell, scream or swear at you, insult, or humiliate you? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A2 Did a parent, guardian, or other household member threaten to, or actually, abandon ) you or throw you out of the house? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A3 Did a parent, guardian, or other household member, slap, kick, punch (), or beat you up? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A4 Did a parent, guardian or other household member hit or cut you with an object, such as a stick, bottle, knife, belt, whip, etc.? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A5 Did someone touch or fondle () you in a sexual way when you did not want them to? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A6 Did someone make you touch their body in a sexual way when you did not want them to? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A7 Did someone attempt sexual intercourse with you when you did not want them to? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
A8 Did someone actually have sexual intercourse with you when you did not want them to? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V1 Did other kids, including brothers or sisters, hit you, threaten you, or insult you? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V2 Did you see or hear someone being beaten up in real life? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V3 Did you see or hear someone being stabbed () or shot () in real life? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V4 Did you see or hear someone being threatened () with a knife or gun in real life? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V5 Were you forced to go and live in another place due to any of these events? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V6 Did you experience the deliberate () destruction of your home due to any of these events? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V7 Were you beaten up by soldiers, police, militia, or gangs? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4
V8 Was a family member or friend killed or beaten up by soldiers, police, militia, or gangs? Many times
A few times
Once
Never
1
2
3
4