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Table 1 Women at risk for VAW (Manisa-İstanbul, 2008)

From: Violence against women: The perspective of academic women

Women at risk for VAW n %
Non-working, women who have no economic freedom and no social security 52 22.1
Uneducated, low educational attainment 47 20.0
From low socioeconomic status, poor women 23 10.0
All women 17 7.2
Well educated women 17 7.2
Women who lack self confidence, passive, dim 12 5.1
Rural women, Eastern origin women 11 4.6
Working women, women with economic freedom 10 4.2
Women from a traditional community, women from a repressive community, women from an extended family 8 3.4
Prostitutes 7 2.9
Other 31 13.3
Total* 235 100.0
  1. * Number of answers