Table 2

Intimate partner violence in the preceding year reported by 2139 slum dwelling women interviewed at around 6 weeks postpartum
n (%)
Physical, emotional or sexual intimate partner violence 318 (15)
Physical IPV 247 (12)
  Slapped 212 (10)
  Beaten 97 (5)
  Punched 75 (4)
  Kicked 80 (4)
  Hair pulled 53 (2)
  Dragged 35 (2)
  Arm twisted 42 (2)
  Threatened or attacked with a household object or knife 17 (<1)
  Choked 11 (<1)
  Burned 2 (<1)
  Locked up or tied up 6 (<1)
Emotional intimate partner violence 167 (8)
  Jealousy or anger if she talked to other men 120 (6)
  Humiliated in front of others 62 (3)
  Insulted and made to feel bad about herself 44 (2)
  Accused of being unfaithful 37 (2)
  Asked to leave the home 36 (2)
  Thrown out of the home 24 (1)
  Threatened with harm to herself or someone close to her 24 (1)
  Threatened with harm to or denial of access to her children 23 (1)
  Forcible removal of possessions 21 (1)
Sexual intimate partner violence 35 (2)
  Forced to have sex 35 (2)
Respondents 2139 (100)

Individual proportions do not sum to 100% because respondents could have experienced more than one form of violence.

Das et al.

Das et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:817   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-817

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