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Table 2 Perpetrators of war related violence among women from Kitgum, Northern Uganda (N = 573)

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

Perpetrators# Perpetrated war related trauma in general (physical, psychological, sexual; N = 573) Perpetrated war related sexual violence (n = 164)
  n % n %
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 409 71.4 132 80.5
Government Soldiers (UPDF) 134 23.4 38 23.2
Police 7 1.2 1 0.6
Local Defence Personnel (Para-military group) 48 8.4 15 9.1
Prison Officers 6 1.0 1 0.6
Previous Government soldiers 7 1.2 1 0.6
  1. # Some respondents suffered war related violence and sexual violence at the hands of more than one perpetrator group