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Table 2 Prevalence of physical partner's violence in the life time and 12 months among women in Shimelba refugee camp, 2011

From: Intimate partner physical violence among women in Shimelba refugee camp, northern Ethiopia

Type of physical violence Life time prevalence 12 month prevalence
  Yes (%)   Yes (%)
Threw objects 32(19.5)   16(9.8)
Push, gripped/shoved 11(6.7)   7(4.3)
Slapped 101(61.6)   78(47.6)
Kicked/hit/bit 19(11.6)   12(7.3)
Hit with something /try to hit 10(6.1)   4(2.4)
Beat up 4(2.4)   1(0.6)
Choked 5(3.0)   1(0.6)
Threatening with knife or weapon 3(1.8)   1(0.6)
Used knife/weapon 2(1.2)   0
Overall prevalence of physical partners violence 131(31.0) - 107(25.3)