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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of female refugee and internally displaced participants in Ethiopia and Colombia, respectively (N = 998)

From: Psychometric properties and reliability of the Assessment Screen to Identify Survivors Toolkit for Gender Based Violence (ASIST-GBV): results from humanitarian settings in Ethiopia and Colombia

  Country Total
  Colombia (N = 511) Ethiopia (N = 487) (N = 998)
Characteristics n col % n col % n col %
Median age (range) 30 (18–62) 29 (15–81) 29 15–81
Age distributions       
15–17 0 0 23 4.7 23 2.3
18–24 138 27 113 23.2 251 25.2
25–34 207 40.5 221 45.4 428 42.9
35–44 143 28 106 21.8 249 24.9
45–59 19 3.7 16 3.3 35 3.5
> = 60 4 0.8 8 1.6 12 1.2
Colombian Ethnicity       
Mestizo/Blanco 389 76.9 N/A N/A 389 76.9
Afro Desceniente 43 8.5 N/A N/A 43 8.5
Indigena 72 14.2 N/A N/A 72 14.2
Raizal de Archipelago 1 0.2 N/A N/A 1 0.2
Other 1 0.2 N/A N/A 1 0.2
Refugee Country of Origin       
Somalia N/A N/A 480 100 480 100
Median Years Displaced (range) 7 (0–15) 2 (0–20) 3 0–20
Distribution of Time Displaced       
Less than 2 yrs 4 0.78 56 11.5 60 6.01
2–3 yrs. 32 6.26 408 83.78 440 44.09
4–7 yrs. 238 46.58 11 2.26 249 24.95
More than 7 237 46.38 12 2.46 249 24.95
Marital Status       
Single 156 30.8 37 7.8 193 19.6
Married/Living together 291 57.4 401 84.1 692 70.3
Formerly married 60 11.8 39 8.2 99 10.1
Education Completed       
Never 13 2.6 249 56.7 262 28
Pre-school or Primary 198 39.9 136 31 334 35.7
Secondary 244 49.2 51 11.6 295 31.6
Technical 41 8.3 0 0 41 4.4
University or higher 0 0 3 0.7 3 0.3