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Table 5 Gender differences on subscales within the Injunctive Social Norms and Personal Beliefs domains – Means (SD)

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

  Male N = 297 Female N = 299 p-value
Injunctive Social Norms
 Response to Sexual Violence 1.90 (0.64) 2.10 (0.88) .002
 Protecting Family Honour 2.67 (0.78) 2.88 (0.80) .001
 Husband’s Right to Use Violence 2.26 (0.71) 2.50 (0.94) <.001
Personal Beliefs
 Response to Sexual Violence 3.32 (0.67) 3.26 (0.59) .250
 Protecting Family Honour 2.77 (0.96) 2.45 (0.86) <.001
 Husband’s Right to Use Violence 3.02 (0.89) 2.78 (0.91) .001