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Table 1 Prevalence and 95% confidence intervals of various forms of violence (n = 1,116)

From: Social support and intimate partner violence during pregnancy among women attending antenatal care in Moshi Municipality, Northern Tanzania

Intimate partner violence Number of women who experienced specific type of IPV Prevalence in % (95% CI)
Lifetime experience of violence
 Emotional violence 344 30.8 (28.0 – 33.7)
 Physical violence 119 10.7 (9.0 – 12.6)
 Sexual violence 215 19.3 (16.8 – 21.8)
 At least one type of violence 438 39.2 (36.4 – 42.2)
Violence during pregnancy
 Emotional violence 254 22.8 (20.2 – 25.4)
 Physical violence 70 6.3 (4.8 – 7.6)
 Sexual violence 171 15.3 (13.3 – 17.6)
 Emotional, physical or sexual violence 337 30.2 (27.4 – 32.9)
 Repeated episodes of emotional violencea 242 21.7 (19.3 – 24.1)
 Repeated episodes of physical violencea 62 5.6 (4.2 – 6.9)
 Repeated episodes of sexual violencea 164 14.7 (12.7 – 16.8)
 Repeated episodes of at least one type of violencea 324 29.0 (26.4 – 31.5)
  1. aExperienced two or more episodes of abuse during the current pregnancy