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Table 3 Other trauma 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)
Lack of shelter 492 82.7 (77.5–86.9)
Lack of food or water 511 87.9 (83.2–91.4)
Lack of access to health care 453 79.2 (74.1–83.5)
Destruction of property 505 84.3 (79.1–88.4)
Experience of combat situation 527 92.7 (89.3–95.1)
Physical abuse 473 84.2 (79.8–87.7)
Knifing 224 37.6 (32.0–43.7)
Torture 356 60.9 (54.8–66.7)
War-related injury 306 54.0 (47.9–60.0)
Imprisonment 106 18.1 (13.9–23.1)
Forced labor 244 43.5 (37.6–49.6)
Extortion 467 77.9 (72.4–82.7)
Kidnapped 314 55.1 (49.0–61.0)
Forced separation from family 492 84.1 (79.5–87.8)
Forced to find and bury bodies 161 27.8 (22.7–33.5)
Prevented from burying someone 163 29.5 (24.3–35.4)
Forced to desecrate bodies or graves 33 6.4 (4.0–10.3)
Forced to physically harm another person 90 18.3 (13.9–23.7)
Forced to betray family or friend 39 10.0 (6.5–15.1)
Experienced violent death of spouse or child 192 32.9 (27.4–38.9)
Experienced other family member or friend’s violent death 228 39.8 (34.0–45.9)
Experienced disappearance, kidnapping of spouse or child 285 48.5 (42.5–54.6)
Experienced disappearance, kidnapping of family or friend 281 42.0 (36.2–48.0)
Witness physical injury of family or friend 319 58.0 (52.0–63.8)
Witnessed beating/torture 424 74.0 (68.2–79.1)
Witnessed killings or murders 294 49.9 (43.8–56.0)
Number of traumatic experiences
 <=10 traumatic experiences 133 21.8 (17.3–27.0)
 Between 11 and 15 traumatic experiences 255 43.9 (37.9–50.0)
 > 15 traumatic experiences 192 34.3 (28.8–40.4)