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Table 2 Incidence of violence and discrimination among study participants during the COVID-19 lockdown, April 2020

From: Violence and discrimination among Ugandan residents during the COVID-19 lockdown

Characteristic (N = 1726) Frequency (Percentage) 95% Confidence Interval
Forms of violence or discrimination reported in Uganda
Physical violence at home 21 (1.2) 0.8–1.9
Physical violence outside home 41 (2.4) 1.6–3.2
Discrimination because of my social/economic status 82 (4.8) 3.8–5.9
Discrimination because of my ethnicity, race or nationality 23 (1.3) 0.9–2.9
Overall experience of different forms of violence or discrimination
Yes, only one form 124 (7.2) 6.1–8.5
Yes, more than one form 21 (1.2) 0.8–1.9
Yes, one or more forms 145 (8.4) 7.1–9.8
No violence/discrimination 1581 (91.6) 90.2–92.8