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Table 2 Sexual violence reported by Congolese women living in Kampala, Uganda

From: Conflict-related violence and mental health among self-settled Democratic Republic of Congo female refugees in Kampala, Uganda – a respondent driven sampling survey

Characteristic Value (n = 580) Weighted percentage (95% CI)
Raped 454 79.5 (74.3–83.9)
No. rape incidents
 Once 210 45.5 (38.8–52.4)
 More than once 244 54.5 (47.6–61.2)
Time of rape
 Before displacement 285 61.0 (54.1–67.5)
 During displacement 153 35.4 (29.1–42.3)
 After displacement 104 20.6 (15.7–26.5)
Place where rape occurred
 DRC 404 89.4 (84.3–93.0)
 Uganda 108 19.4 (14.9–24.8)
 Other 14 3.4 (1.8–6.4)
Rape perpetrator
 Militia 108 23.5 (18.1–30.0)
 Police/ Government solders 247 50.5 (43.6–57.3)
 UN/ NGO staff 41 11.1 (7.3–16.5)
 Other (neighbor, relative, stranger) 110 23.6 (18.5–29.7)
Gang raped (Yes) 371 81.7 (75.8–86.4)
Gang rape frequency (N = 371)
 Once 196 55.0 (47.3–62.4)
 More than once 175 45.0 (35.9–55.8)
 Mean 2.4 (1.8–3.0)
No. of gang rape perpetrators
  < 4 211 61.4 (53.9–68.5)
 4+ 160 38.6 (31.5–46.1)
 Mean 4.5 (3.7–5.3)
Raped with an object 213 46.0 (39.3–52.8)
Received health care for rape injuries 263 57.5 (50.6–64.1)
Received HIV post exposure prophylaxis 195 45.7 (38.9–52.6)
Reported rape to authorities 226 47.3 (40.5–54.1)
Sustained genital injuries 393 86.7 (81.8–90.4)
Fistula as a result of rape 60 18.3 (13.1–24.9)
Pregnancy as result of rape 132 26.2 (20.7–32.5)