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Table 4 Occurrence of female strangulation by time period, 2001–2005 (N = 231)

From: Female homicidal strangulation in urban South Africa

Time of death Johannesburg
% (n)
Cape Town
% (n)
Durban
% (n)
Pretoria
% (n)
1 (00 h 00–03 h 59) 10.39 (7) 15.27 (11) 12.24 (9) 3.33 (1)
2 (04 h 00–07 h 59) 23.51 (14) 7.08 (6) 23.03 (15) 26.67 (8)
3 (08 h 00–11 h 59) 19.69 (12) 29.82 (24) 24.78 (17) 25.00 (6)
4 (12 h 00–15 h 59) 18.24 (11) 26.04 (19) 18.43 (13) 6.67 (2)
5 (16 h 00–19 h 59) 11.98 (7) 14.20 (10) 15.63 (11) 15.00 (4)
6 (20 h 00–23 h 59) 16.19 (11) 9.02 (7) 5.88 (5) 3.33 (1)