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Table 4 Association between war related sexual violence and socio-demographic factors among women in Kitgum, Northern Uganda

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

  Experienced war related sexual violence
(n = 164)
Did not experienced war related sexual violence
(n = 409)
   
Characteristics n % n % χ2 Odds ratio (95% CI) P-value
Camp (573)
Mucwini 55 25.6 160 74.4 1.56 1 0.212
Padibe 109 30.4 249 69.6   1.27 (0.87-1.86)  
Displaced from another district (n = 569)
Displaced 16 28.6 40 71.4 0.002 1 0.97
Not displaced 148 28.8 365 71.2   1.01(0.55-1.87)  
Age group (n = 555)
≤ 44 years 117 35.2 215 64.8 16.56 2.28(1.52-3.40) <0.001*
≥ 45 years 43 19.3 180 80.7   1  
Religion (n = 571)
Protestant 51 23.5 166 76.5   1  
Catholics 113 32.3 237 67.7 6.67 1.55(1.06-2.28) 0.04*
Others (Muslims, traditional African faiths, etc) 0 0.0 4 100.0    
Marital Status (n = 566)
Never married 30 30.0 70 70.0 0.11 1 0.74
Married/Ever been married 132 28.3 334 71.7   0.92(0.57-1.48)  
Highest level of Education
No formal education 77 27.2 206 72.8 0.81 1 0.37
Primary level and above 87 30.6 197 69.4   1.18(0.82-1.70)  
Employment status
Peasant farmer 147 29.3 355 70.7   1  
Fisherman 7 25.9 20 74.1 0.95 0.85(0.35-2.04) 0.62
Others 10 22.7 34 77.3   0.71(0.34-1.48)  
  1. * Statistically significant association