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Table 3 Demographics and recent experiences of violence, as identified by the ASIST-GBV screening tool among participants of the implementation phase in Ethiopia and Colombia (N = 998)

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

  Country
  Ethiopia (N = 487)   Colombia (N = 511)
  n Col %   n Col %
Demographics      
Camp/Town where Implementation Phase was conducted   
 Bokolomayo 483 100.0 Mocoa 508 100.0
Median age (range) 29 (15–81)   29 (18–62)
Refugee Country of Origin   Colombian Ethnicity  
 Somalia 480 100.0  Mestizo/Blanco 389 76.9
     Afro-Colombiana 43 8.5
     Indigena 72 14.2
     Raizal de Archipelago 2 0.4
     Other 1 0.2
Median years in camp/displaced setting (range) 2 (0–20)   7 (2–15)
Marital Status      
 Married/Living together 401 84.1   291 57.4
 Formerly married 39 8.2   60 11.8
 Single 37 7.8   156 30.8
Education (completed)      
 Never 249 56.7   13 2.6
 Pre-school or primary 136 31.0   198 39.9
 Secondary 51 11.6   244 49.2
 Technical 0 0.0   41 8.3
 University or higher 3 0.7   0 0.0
Recent GBV (ASIST-GBV items)     
 Threatened/insulted 172 35.7   210 41.5
 Physically hurt 224 46.6   119 23.5
 Forced sex 98 20.4   182 36.0
 Sexual exploitation 133 27.7   102 20.2
 Forced pregnancy 76 15.8   10 2.0
 Forced abortion NA NA   8 1.6
 Forced marriage 95 19.9   21 4.2
Any type of GBV 244 50.6   319 63.4
Accepted a referral (if ASIST-GBV is positive) 105 43.8   236 74.2
  1. N/A: Screening item about forced abortion not included in Ethiopian instrument; some participants may have been screened more than once