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Table 8 Sexual violence, total population

From: Need for a gender-sensitive human security framework: results of a quantitative study of human security and sexual violence in Djohong District, Cameroon

Characteristic # with characteristic Total respondents Weighted % (95% CI)*
Lifetime prevalence 206** 589 35.2 (28.7 – 42.2)
Perpetrator
Husband 131 205** 64.0 (54.3 – 72.5)
Friend or Member of the Community 41 205 20.0 (14.2 – 27.5)
Soldier/rebel or coupeurs de route*** 35 205 17.1 (10.7 – 26.1)
Unknown 6 205 2.9 (1.2 – 7.2)
Estimated population-wide sexual violence by partner/husband 131 588 22.3 (17.1 – 28.5)
  1. *Data presented as mean % and weighted % (95% CI).
  2. **206 women answered ‘yes’ when asked about sexual violence, however one respondent declined to provide any further information. Thus, further analyses are on 205 respondents.
  3. ***8 respondents reported both soldiers/rebel and coupers de route with regards to episodes of sexual violence by multiple perpetrators. Soldiers/rebels and coupers de route were combined based on qualitative data collected by the authors that suggests overlap among these groups in Northwest CAR.