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Table 3 Distribution of responses to ASIST-GBV screening items, by country (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

ASIST-GBV Questions (last 12mo.) Country Total
  Colombia (N = 511) Ethiopia (N = 487) Total (N = 998)
  n col % n col % n col %
Threatened with physical or sexual violence (n = 988)
No 296 58.5 310 64.3 606 61.3
Yes 210 41.5 172 35.7 382 38.7
Hit, punched, kicked, slapped, choked, hurt with a weapon or otherwise physically hurt (n = 986)
No 386 76.3 257 53.4 643 65.1
Yes 119 23.5 224 46.6 343 34.8
Forced to have sex against will (n = 986)
No 324 64 382 79.6 706 71.6
Yes 182 36 98 20.4 280 28.4
Forced to have sex to be able to eat, have shelter, protect family, or for essential service (n = 985)
No 403 79.8 347 72.3 750 76.1
Yes 102 20.2 133 27.7 235 23.9
Physically forced or made to feel she had to become pregnant (n = 985)
No 495 98 404 84.2 899 91.3
Yes 10 2 76 15.8 86 8.7
Forced to end a pregnancy by physical violence, medication, or to seek clinic services (n = 503)a
No 495 98.2 N/A N/A 495 98.2
Yes 8 1.6 N/A N/A 8 1.6
Coerced or forced into marriage (n = 982)
No 483 95.8 383 80.1 866 88.2
Yes 21 4.2 95 19.9 116 11.8
Positive by ASIST-GBV Screen (n = 985)
No 184 36.6 238 49.4 422 42.8
Yes 319 63.4 244 50.6 563 57.2
  1. a Item addressing forced termination of pregnancy included later during Colombia study and was not included in early tool implemented in Ethiopia