Table 1

War related sexual violence among respondents from Kitgum, Northern Uganda (N = 813)

Trauma event#

Females (n = 573)

Males (n = 240)

n

%

n

%


Heterosexual rape- single episode

24

4.2

-

-

Heterosexual rape- gang rape

5

0.9

-

-

Homosexual rape

-

-

10

4.2

Attempted rape

28

4.9

2

0.8

Forced marriage

25

4.4

4

1.7

Sexual comforting

19

3.3

-

-

Defilement

83

14.5

-

-

Sex in exchange for gifts

11

1.9

2

0.8

Sex in exchange for food

9

1.6

1

0.4

Forced incest

10

1.7

4

1.7

Abduction with sex

45

7.9

4

1.7

Suffered at least one form of sexual violence

164

28.6

16

6.7


#Some respondents suffered more than one form of sex violence

Kinyanda et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:28   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-28

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