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Table 6 Relationship between reproductive health complaints to war related sexual violence 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)
   
Problems# n % n % χ2 Odds Ratio P-value
Abnormal vaginal discharge 52 33.8 102 66.2 2.28 1.36(0.91-2.04) 0.13
Vaginal and perineal tear 31 36.5 54 63.5 2.58 1.49(0.91-2.42) 0.11
Leaking urine 23 30.3 53 69.7 0.07 1.07(0.63-1.82) 0.80
Leaking faeces 11 28.9 27 71.1 0.001 1.00(0.48-2.04) 0.97
Genital laxity/prolapse 17 40.5 25 59.5 2.87 1.74(0.91-3.32) 0.09
Infertility 59 41.5 83 58.5 14.23 2.16(1.44-3.24) <0.001*
Chronic lower abdominal pain 100 35.7 180 64.3 12.41 1.98(1.35-2.91) <0.001*
Abnormal vaginal bleeding 57 39.0 89 64.3 9.28 1.86(1.24-2.79) 0.002*
Swelling(s) in the abdomen 40 33.3 80 66.7 1.27 1.28(0.83-1.99) 0.26
Genital sores 47 35.1 87 64.9 2.74 1.42(0.94-2.16) 0.10
Unwanted pregnancy 17 31.5 37 68.5 0.14 1.12(0.61-2.06) 0.71
Sexual dysfunction 33 43.4 43 56.6 8.69 2.09(1.27-3.45) 0.003*
Having at least one gynecological complaint 130 34.4 248 65.6 18.54 2.86(1.75-4.67) <0.001*
  1. * Statistically significant association