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Table 4 Violence domain stratified by education level

From: An assessment of gender inequitable norms and gender-based violence in South Sudan: a community-based participatory research approach

Survey question Response No education (n=159) Any education (n=444) P*
A woman should tolerate violence in order to keep her family together Agree 140 (88.1) 357 (80.4) 0.052
Disagree 19 (12.0) 82 (18.5)  
Missing 0 (0.0) 5 (1.1)  
There are times when a woman deserves to be beaten Agree 117 (73.6) 276 (62.2) 0.01
Disagree 42 (26.4) 167 (37.6)  
Missing 0 (0.0) 1 (0.2)  
It is okay for a man to hit his wife if she won’t have sex with him Agree 95 (59.8) 168 (37.8) <0.0001
Disagree 64 (40.3) 271 (61.0)  
Missing 0 (0.0) 5 (1.1)  
If someone insults a man, he should defend his reputation, with force if he has to Agree 96 (60.4) 232 (52.3) 0.07
Disagree 61 (38.4) 207 (46.6)  
Missing 2 (1.3) 5 (1.1)  
If a girl or woman is raped, it is better for her to keep it to herself Agree 58 (36.5) 141 (31.8) 0.26
Disagree 99 (62.3) 300 (67.6)  
Missing 2 (1.3) 3 (0.7)  
If a woman is beaten by her husband, she should not tell anyone Agree 95 (59.8) 227 (51.1) 0.051
Disagree 62 (39.0) 214 (48.2)  
Missing 2 (1.3) 3 (0.7)  
  1. *Missing data category not included in comparisons.