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Table 1 War related sexual violence among respondents from Kitgum, Northern Uganda (N = 813)

From: War related sexual violence and it's medical and psychological consequences as seen in Kitgum, Northern Uganda: A cross-sectional study

Trauma event# Females (n = 573) Males (n = 240)
  n % n %
Heterosexual rape- single episode 24 4.2 - -
Heterosexual rape- gang rape 5 0.9 - -
Homosexual rape - - 10 4.2
Attempted rape 28 4.9 2 0.8
Forced marriage 25 4.4 4 1.7
Sexual comforting 19 3.3 - -
Defilement 83 14.5 - -
Sex in exchange for gifts 11 1.9 2 0.8
Sex in exchange for food 9 1.6 1 0.4
Forced incest 10 1.7 4 1.7
Abduction with sex 45 7.9 4 1.7
Suffered at least one form of sexual violence 164 28.6 16 6.7
  1. #Some respondents suffered more than one form of sex violence