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Table 2 Patterns of attack among 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
Location         
   Own Home 117 53.4 356 58.8 24 48.0 68 57.1
   Forest 31 14.2 72 11.9 12 24.0 29 24.4
   Fields 40 18.2 127 21.0 6 12.0 10 8.4
   Roads 21 9.6 35 5.8 4 8.0 6 5.0
   Other 3 1.4 5 0.83 0 0 0 0
   Not Specified 7 3.2 10 1.65 4 8.0 6 5.0
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Time         
   Day 80 36.5 216 35.7 20 40.0 24 20.2
   Evening 21 9.6 26 4.3 4 8.0 4 3.4
   Night 114 52.1 359 59.3 26 52.0 91 76.5
   Not Specified 4 1.8 4 0.66 0 0 0 0
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Circumstances         
   Sleeping 67 30.6 273 45.1 22 44.0 69 58.0
   Working 46 21.0 133 22.0 4 8.0 14 11.8
   Traveling 16 7.3 38 6.3 5 10.0 9 7.6
   Going to/from market 17 7.7 23 3.8 4 8.0 1 0.84
   Relaxing 22 10.1 36 5.9 3 6.0 5 4.2
   Hiding 6 2.7 30 4.9 2 4.0 7 5.9
   Not Specified 13 5.9 23 3.8 3 6.0 6 5.0
   Other 32 14.6 49 8.1 7 14.0 8 6.7
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100
Perpetrator         
   Soldier NOS 66 30.1 168 27.7 16 32.0 22 18.5
   Named Soldier 30 13.7 116 19.1 13 26.0 43 36.1
   Civilian 12 5.5 7 1.2 1 2.0 0 0
   Not Specified 111 50.7 314 52.0 20 40.00 54 45.4
   Total 219 100 605 100 50 100 119 100