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Table 9 Sexual violence, broken down by Refugee vs Cameroonian

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 Refugee n = 77 Refugee % (95% CI)* Cameroonian n = 128 Cameroonian % (95% CI)*
Lifetime prevalence 78** (191) 40.8 (31.5 – 50.8) 128 (395) 32.4 (25.2 – 40.5)
Sexual violence in the past 6 months 30 39.0 (21.7 – 59.6) 49 38.3 (28.4 – 49.2)
Perpetrator
Husband 40 52.0 (35.4 – 68.1) 91 71.1 (61.0 – 79.5)
Member of my family 0   1 0.8 (0–6)
Friend or Member of the Community 12 15.6 (8.3 – 27.2) 28 21.2 (13.9 – 32.8)
Soldier/rebel or coupeurs de route*** 30 39.0 (25.6 – 54.2) 5 3.9 (1.4 – 10.5)
Unknown 3 3.9 (1.3 – 11.5) 3 2.3 (0.7 – 7.3)
Multiple perpetrators 29 37.7 (22.9 – 52.5) 8 6.3 (1.6 – 10.9)
  1. *Data presented as mean % and weighted % (95% CI).
  2. **The above respondent identified as ‘refugee’, thus further analyses are on 77 refugees only.
  3. ***8 people said both soldiers/rebel and coupers de route in a multiple perp sexual violence. 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.