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Table 3 Proportion of respondents with favorable attitude towards help-seeking for SGBV 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

  Head of households
Men Women
% N p-value % N p-value
Age group       
 15–24 79.0 56   54.6 77  
 25–34 86.2 124 0.231 52.5 99 0.965
 35–44 87.5 89   50.0 54  
 45+ 91.4 71   51.7 29  
Level of education       
 No education 80.9 115   50.0 178  
 Primary 88.1 161 0.073 56.5 69 0.395
 Secondary+ 92.2 64   66.7 12  
In an intimate relationship       
 Yes 85.4 247   48.6 35  
 No 89.3 93 0.352 53.1 224 0.616
Duration of stay       
 Less than 2 years 85.3 103   64.8 91  
 2 years or more 86.9 237 0.689 45.8 168 0.003
Attitude towards SGBV       
 Progressive 86.7 270   68.1 113  
 Regressive 85.5 70 0.802 40.4 146 0.000
Perceived tolerance of SGBV in the community       
 Tolerated 84.2 77   36.5 63  
 Not tolerated 87.1 263 0.251 57.7 196 0.003
Ever experienced partner or non-partner violence       
 Yes 89.8 108   46.5 187  
 No 84.9 232 0.213 68.1 72 0.002
Awareness of timing for PEP       
 Not aware 89.9 248   58.8 199  
 Aware 76.9 92 0.002 31.7 60 0.000