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Table 4 Prevalence of lifetime and past year sexual violence by intimate partner against women

From: Intimate partner violence against women in the Erbil city of the Kurdistan region, Iraq

Type of violence Prevalence (n = 800) Frequency of violence
Once 2 – 5 times >5 times
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Lifetime (overall) 169 (21.1)       
Physically forced to have sexual intercourse 166 (20.8) 9 (5.4) 45 (27.1) 112 (67.5)
Forced to perform a sexual act considered degrading or humiliating 86 (10.8) 3 (3.5) 32 (37.2) 51 (59.3)
Past year (overall) 91 (12.1)       
Physically forced to have sexual intercourse 88 (11.7) 4 (4.6) 28 (31.8) 56 (63.6)
Forced to perform any sexual act considered humiliating 52 (6.9) 3 (5.8) 23 (44.2) 26 (50.0)