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Table 2 Demographics and recent experiences of violence, as identified by the ASIST-GBV screening tool among participants of the pilot testing phase in Ethiopia and Colombia (N = 503)

From: Comprehensive development and testing of the ASIST-GBV, a screening tool for responding to gender-based violence among women in humanitarian settings

  Ethiopia (N = 434)   Colombia (N = 69)
  n Col %   n Col %
Site      
 Camp 86 19.8 Guaviare 69 100.0
 Addis Ababa 348 80.2    
Median age (range) 29 (15–90)   39 (19–78)
Median years in camp/displaced setting (range) 4 (0–21)   8 (0–28)
Marital status      
 Married/Living together as married 213 49.3   32 46.4
 Separated/Divorced/Widowed 145 33.6   25 36.2
 Never married 74 17.1   12 17.4
Country of origin / Ethnicity      
 Burundi 7 1.6 Afro-Colombiana 4 6.2
 DRC 18 4.2 Indigena 2 3.1
 Eritrea 32 7.4 Mestizo/Blanco 56 86.2
 Kenya 2 0.5 Other 3 4.6
 Somalia 371 85.7    
 Uganda 1 0.2    
 Other 2 0.5    
Self-reported history of GBV (lifetime)      
 No 314 72.5   50 72.5
 Yes 119 27.5   19 27.5
Recent GBV (ASIST-GBV items)      
 Threatened/insulted 245 56.6   18 26.1
 Physically hurt 187 43.2   13 18.8
 Forced sex 110 25.5   9 13.0
 Sexual exploitation 49 11.3   7 10.1
 Forced pregnancy 78 18.1   2 2.9
 Forced abortiona NA NA   1 1.4
 Forced marriage 41 9.5   2 2.9
Any type of GBV 282 64.8   31 44.9
Accepted a referral (if ASIST-GBV is positive) 157 55.9   27 90.0
  1. aScreening item about forced abortion not included in Ethiopian instrument