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Table 2 Level and types of violence against women with disability (N = 475)

From: Hidden voices: prevalence and risk factors for violence against women with disabilities in Nepal

Types of violence Lifetime Within 12 months
n % n %
Emotional violence. Has anyone ever…… 262 55.2 196 41.3
Insulted you or made you feel bad about yourself 257 54.1 179 37.7
Belittled or humiliated you in front of other people 221 46.5 154 32.4
Done things to scare or intimidate you on purpose 113 23.8 66 13.9
Threatened to hurt you or someone you care about 68 14.3 55 11.6
Gave mental pressure to earn money 4 0.8 4 0.8
Physical violence. Has anyone ever…… 162 34.1 58 12.2
Slapped you or thrown something at you that could hurt you 125 26.3 31 6.5
Pushed you or shoved you or pulled your hair 107 22.5 36 7.6
Hit you with his fist or with something else that could hurt you 74 15.6 28 5.9
Kicked you, dragged you or beaten you up 61 12.8 14 2.9
Choked or burnt you on purpose 7 1.5 4 0.8
Threatened to use or actually used a gun, knife or other weapon against you 14 2.9 8 1.7
Thrown out from the house 11 2.3 7 1.5
Sexual violence. Has anyone ever….. 102 21.5 46 9.7
Physically forced you to have sexual intercourse when you did not want to 81 17.1 26 5.5
Forced you to have sexual intercourse you did not want to because you were afraid of what your s/he might do 48 10.1 19 4.0
Force you to do something sexual that you found degrading or humiliating 36 7.5 22 4.6
Forced sexual activity like kissing, touching, masturbation, oral sex etc. 22 4.6 12 2.5
Any type of violence 274 57.7 200 42.0