Table 2

Rates of different type of wife-beating in the 2005 DHS survey in the last 12 months

Does/did your husband:

%


push you, shake you, or throw something at you?

14.1

slap you or twist your arm?

14.9

punch you with his fist or with something that could hurt you?

7.0

kick you or drag you?

3.2

try to strangle you or burn you?

0.5

threaten you with a knife, gun, or other type of weapon?

0.3

attack you with a knife, gun, or other type of weapon?

0.1

physically force you to have sexual intercourse with him when you did not want to?

3.9


Akmatov et al. BMC Women's Health 2008 8:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-8-15

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