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Table 1 Demographics of survivors presenting to Panzi Hospital in 2006 according to type of sexual violence experienced.

From: Patterns of sexual violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: reports from survivors presenting to Panzi Hospital in 2006

  Rape NOS Gang Rape Sexual Slavery Combined Gang Rape and Sexual Slavery
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Age         
   ≤15 35 16.0 50 8.3 12 24.0 11 9.2
   16 - 35 81 37.0 250 41.3 28 56.0 78 65.6
   36 - 55 83 37.9 264 43.6 10 20.0 29 24.4
   ≥ 55 20 9.1 41 6.8 0 0 1 0.84
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Marital Status         
   Single 41 18.7 43 7.1 21 42.0 17 14.3
   Married 100 45.7 308 50.9 18 36.0 50 42.0
   Widowed 46 21.0 148 24.5 3 6.0 28 23.5
   Abandoned 32 14.6 102 16.9 7 14.0 24 20.2
   Not Specified 0 0 4 0.67 1 2.0 0 0
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Education         
   Illiterate 147 67.1 427 70.6 21 42.0 63 52.9
   Primary School 52 23.7 138 22.8 19 38.0 44 37.0
   Secondary School 16 7.3 38 6.3 9 18.0 11 9.2
   Post-Secondary 1 0.46 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Not Specified 3 1.4 2 0.33 1 2.0 1 0.8
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Occupation         
   Farmer 167 76.3 483 79.8 31 62.0 86 72.3
   Student 19 8.7 53 8.8 8 16.0 18 15.1
   Trader 17 7.7 18 3.0 7 14.0 4 3.4
   Laborer 10 4.6 32 5.3 1 2.0 7 5.9
   Teacher 0 0 7 1.2 0 0 0 0
   Unemployed 0 0 2 0.33 0 0 0 0
   Not Specified 2 0.91 8 1.3 2 4.0 3 2.5
   Other 4 1.8 2 0.33 1 2.0 1 0.84
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Ethnicity         
   Bashi 142 64.8 372 61.5 29 58.0 80 67.2
   Barega 18 8.2 66 10.9 9 18.0 7 5.9
   Bahavu 9 4.1 24 4.0 0 0 6 5.0
   Bafulero 15 6.9 45 7.4 0 0 3 2.5
   Batembo 21 9.6 54 8.9 8 16.0 14 11.8
   Not Specified 4 1.8 2 0.33 2 4.0 1 0.84
   Other 10 4.6 42 6.9 2 4.0 8 6.7
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100