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Table 2 Distribution of study participants by background characteristics

From: Attitudes towards help-seeking for sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings: the case of Rwamwanja refugee settlement scheme in Uganda

  Heads of household
  Men Women All
  (N = 340) (N = 259) (N = 599)
Background characteristics % % %
Age group    
 15–24 16.9 29.7 22.2
 25–34 36.4 38.2 37.2
 35–44 26.0 20.9 23.9
 45+ 20.7 11.2 16.7
Level of education    
 No education 33.9 68.7 48.9
 Primary 47.2 26.6 38.4
 Secondary+ 18.9 4.6 12.7
In an intimate relationship    
 Yes 72.6 13.5 47.1
 No 27.4 86.5 52.9
Duration of stay    
 Less than 2 years 30.1 35.1 32.2
 2 years or more 69.9 64.9 67.8
Attitude towards SGBV    
 Progressive 79.7 43.6 63.9
 Regressive 20.4 56.4 36.1
Perceived tolerance of SGBV in the community    
 Tolerated 22.4 24.3 23.4
 Not tolerated 77.6 75.7 76.6
Ever experienced partner or non-partner violence    
 Yes 31.9 72.2 49.2
 No 68.1 27.8 50.8
Awareness of the timing for PEP    
 Not aware 73.2 76.8 74.8
 Aware 26.8 23.2 25.2
Attitude towards help-seeking for SGBV    
 Favorable 86.4 52.5 71.7
 Unfavorable 13.6 47.5 28.3