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Table 3 A comparison of the sexual violations committed by the Lord's Resistance Army and the government soldiers among female respondents

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

Sexual trauma event# Perpetrators of sexual violence
  Lord's Resistance Army (n = 132)# Government soldiers (UPDF) (n = 38)#
  n (%) n (%)
Heterosexual rape- single episode 17 (12.9) 3 (7.9)
Heterosexual rape- gang rape 3 (2.3) 1 (2.6)
Attempted rape 20 (15.2) 7 (18.4)
Forced marriage 19 (14.4) 6 (15.8)
Sexual comforting 14 (10.6) 10 (26.3)
Defilement 73 (55.3) 16 (42.1)
Sex in exchange for gifts 9 (6.8) 4 (10.5)
Sex in exchange for food 8 (6.1) 2 (5.3)
Forced incest 6 (4.5) 2 (5.3)
Abduction with sex 36 (27.3) 14 (36.8)
  1. #Some respondents suffered more than form of sexual violence