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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants N (percent)

From: Social norms and beliefs about gender based violence scale: a measure for use with gender based violence prevention programs in low-resource and humanitarian settings

  Yei N = 200 Warrup N = 201 Mogadishu N = 201
Gender
 Male 100 (50.0) 100 (49.8) 101 (50.2)
 Female 100 (50.0) 101 (50.2) 100 (49.8)
Age
 15–17 years old 42 (21.0) 38 (18.9) 47 (23.4)
 18–24 years old 54 (27.0) 42 (20.9) 42 (20.9)
 25–44 years old 49 (24.5) 41 (20.4) 41 (20.4)
 45–60 years old 43 (21.5) 39 (19.4) 39 (19.4)
 61 or older 11 (5.5) 40 (19.9) 40 (19.9)
 Missing 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 0
Marital Status
 Married 107 (53.5) 121 (60.2) 125 (62.2)
 Previously married 29 (14.5) 22 (10.9) 21 (10.4)
 Never married 64 (32.0) 56 (27.9) 54 (26.9)
 Did not respond 0 2 (1.0) 1 (0.5)
Children
 1 or more children 134 (67.0) 138 (68.7) 134 (66.7)
Occupation
 Housewife 50 (25.0) 55 (27.4) 72 (35.8)
 Working 66 (33.0) 67 (33.3) 74 (36.8)
 Looking for work 22 (11.0) 17 (8.5) 22 (10.9)
 Too old to work 9 (4.5) 13 (6.5) 6 (3.0)
 Student 53 (26.5) 49 (24.0) 27 (13.4)