Table 4

Association between war related sexual violence and socio-demographic factors among women in Kitgum, Northern Uganda

Experienced war related sexual violence

(n = 164)

Did not experienced war related sexual violence

(n = 409)

Characteristics

n

%

n

%

χ2

Odds ratio (95% CI)

P-value


Camp (573)

Mucwini

55

25.6

160

74.4

1.56

1

0.212

Padibe

109

30.4

249

69.6

1.27 (0.87-1.86)

Displaced from another district (n = 569)

Displaced

16

28.6

40

71.4

0.002

1

0.97

Not displaced

148

28.8

365

71.2

1.01(0.55-1.87)

Age group (n = 555)

≤ 44 years

117

35.2

215

64.8

16.56

2.28(1.52-3.40)

<0.001*

≥ 45 years

43

19.3

180

80.7

1

Religion (n = 571)

Protestant

51

23.5

166

76.5

1

Catholics

113

32.3

237

67.7

6.67

1.55(1.06-2.28)

0.04*

Others (Muslims, traditional African faiths, etc)

0

0.0

4

100.0

Marital Status (n = 566)

Never married

30

30.0

70

70.0

0.11

1

0.74

Married/Ever been married

132

28.3

334

71.7

0.92(0.57-1.48)

Highest level of Education

No formal education

77

27.2

206

72.8

0.81

1

0.37

Primary level and above

87

30.6

197

69.4

1.18(0.82-1.70)

Employment status

Peasant farmer

147

29.3

355

70.7

1

Fisherman

7

25.9

20

74.1

0.95

0.85(0.35-2.04)

0.62

Others

10

22.7

34

77.3

0.71(0.34-1.48)


* Statistically significant association

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

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