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Table 3 Sexual autonomy and physical, emotional, sexual, and intimate partner violence by countries

From: Intimate partner violence against married and cohabiting women in sub-Saharan Africa: does sexual autonomy matter?

Countries Ever experienced PV p-values Ever experienced EV p-values Ever experienced SV p-values Ever experienced IPV p-values
No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
All countries 23.9 29.2 < 0.001 22.6 27.1 < 0.001 8.3 11.4 < 0.001 33.1 40.5 < 0.001
Central Africa
 Angola 24.0 35.2 < 0.001 17.8 30.6 < 0.001 5.7 8.5 0.003 30.1 45.3 < 0.001
 Cameroon 27.5 35.5 0.001 23.5 28.6 0.024 6.3 10.4 0.022 35.9 46.0 < 0.001
 Chad 19.0 30.5 < 0.001 19.1 27.2 < 0.001 6.4 11.5 < 0.001 27.3 38.9 < 0.001
 Congo DR 44.3 44.4 0.791 35.1 34.9 0.867 24.5 24.0 0.517 54.2 57.0 0.485
 Gabon 36.7 45.1 0.183 23.2 33.6 0.115 10.9 14.4 0.365 40.3 54.8 0.024
West Africa
 Burkina Faso 9.8 11.0 0.187 7.9 9.4 0.090 1.1 1.4 0.431 13.8 15.4 0.128
 Cote d’lvoire 18.7 28.7 < 0.001 15.8 20.7 0.010 3.1 6.7 0.001 24.7 35.0 < 0.001
 Gambia 15.1 20.7 0.015 11.2 17.0 0.004 1.7 2.7 0.201 19.8 28.3 0.001
 Mali 36.6 38.3 0.466 36.9 42.0 0.049 9.6 16.1 < 0.001 47.8 52.5 0.068
 Nigeria 15.2 19.3 0.001 29.4 31.3 0.191 6.7 6.6 0.923 32.9 36.4 0.023
 Sierra Leone 46.3 50.8 0.131 46.9 44.1 0.357 8.1 7.9 0.900 57.8 61.7 0.148
 Togo 21.4 18.8 0.195 32.5 28.1 0.068 9.7 6.5 0.012 37.6 34.1 0.184
East Africa
 Burundi 40.6 36.9 0.034 25.1 21.5 0.018 27.7 23.1 0.003 52.1 47.3 0.012
 Comoros 3.5 5.2 0.178 6.6 7.8 0.560 1.0 1.8 0.350 7.5 10.7 0.150
 Ethiopia 24.5 20.4 0.072 23.2 23.2 0.976 10.0 9.4 0.710 34.3 31.7 0.352
 Kenya 29.8 34.6 0.094 21.9 29.9 0.004 7.2 12.5 0.006 35.1 45.0 0.001
 Mozambique 18.8 17.3 0.609 13.2 15.1 0.408 3.0 3.3 0.829 23.9 23.3 0.866
 Rwanda 30.6 28.4 0.621 21.6 22.2 0.956 18.7 9.2 0.002 40.4 37.1 0.294
 Uganda 45.7 36.6 0.001 43.4 37.7 0.057 24.4 21.1 0.187 62.0 52.7 0.002
Southern Africa
 Malawi 21.8 24.0 0.290 21.8 26.9 0.018 16.3 18.0 0.364 36.7 39.7 0.207
 Namibia 50.3 20.7 0.003 38.2 22.2 0.106 35.5 5.9 < 0.001 58.5 29.9 0.016
 South Africa 9.9 14.0 0.136 10.3 16.3 0.022 3.0 3.7 0.708 14.8 23.3 0.010
 Zambia 33.4 34.4 0.645 24.0 28.8 0.006 10.9 14.1 0.009 40.7 45.0 0.028
 Zimbabwe 29.3 29.3 0.980 27.7 30.5 0.241 8.5 12.0 0.078 40.0 44.5 0.090
  1. Pearson chi-square test was used to obtain p-values
  2. PV physical violence, EV emotional violence, SV sexual violence, IPV intimate partner violence