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Table 4 Physical violence among married women in the reproductive age in Fagitalekoma woreda, Awi zone, North Western Ethiopia, March, 2011

From: Domestic violence and its predictors among married women in reproductive age in Fagitalekoma Woreda, Awi zone, Amhara regional state, North Western Ethiopia

Types of physical violence Frequency Percent
pushed, shaved, shake or throw something to her 375 55.0%
punched, hit with fist, twist their arm that could hurt her 320 46.9%
slapped, kicked, dragged or beaten 202 29.6%
attacked her with knife, gun, or other type of weapon 38 5.6%
ever scalded or burnt purposefully 31 4.5%
  1. * Multiple responses were possible.