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Table 2 Types of injuries sustained following intimate partner violence

From: Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence towards female students of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Characteristics  
Types of injury*  
  Cuts, punctures, bites 33 (55.0)
  Scratches, abrasions, bruises 29 (48.3)
  Penetrating injuries, deep cuts 14 (23.3)
  Sprains, dislocations 11 (18.3)
  Ear injuries, eye injuries 8 (13.3)
  Fractures 5 (8.3)
  Broken teeth 5 (8.3)
  Injuries to the genitals 5 (8.5)
  No response 7 (11.7)
Effect of partner’s violent behaviour on studies*  
  Unable to concentrate 407 (71.1)
  Loss of self-confidence 395 (68.9)
  Unable to study/school absenteeism 321 (56.0)
  Skipped semester/s 22 (3.8)
  1. *Multiple responses present.