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Table 4 FEMALE Experience of physical violence in the last year (beat, kicked or slapped), discussion about gender violence and participation in community action about violence against women

From: Risk factors for domestic physical violence: national cross-sectional household surveys in eight southern African countries

   Botswana Lesotho Malawi Mozambique Namibia Swaziland Zambia Zimbabwe TOTAL
% (number) who had, in the last year, had violent arguments where a partner beat, kicked or slapped the respondent, of those who answered Crude 257/1371 207/1309 176/1586 148/1374 233/1382 221/1034 538/1509 252/1498 2032/11063
  Weighted 19% 16% 11% 11% 17% 21% 36% 17% 19%
  Missing 124 179 97 97 83 88 96 45 809
% who said they had not spoken with anyone about gender violence in the last year Crude 1011/1424 741/1433 1203/1671 1009/1458 795/1452 648/1076 948/1586 722/1523 7077/11623
  Weighted 71% 52% 72% 70% 55% 60% 60% 48% 61%
  Missing 71 55 12 13 13 46 19 20 249
% who had participated in community activities in the last year Crude 99/1401 53/1388 29/1659 76/1451 67/1425 29/1051 41/1576 142/1507 536/11458
  Weighted 7% 4% 2% 5% 5% 3% 3% 9% 5%
  Missing 94 100 24 20 40 71 29 36 414
% (number) who consider violence against women a serious problem in their community Crude 1110/1364 856/1393 1164/1659 872/1421 1034/1420 699/1027 934/1523 777/1451 7446/11257
  Weighted 81% 62% 70% 59% 73% 68% 61% 53% 66%
  Missing 131 95 24 51 45 95 82 92 615
% (number) who said their community CAN do anything about violence against women Crude 1002/1339 479/767 663/1150 508/903 626/1108 434/732 545/1255 582/1014 4529/7828
  Weighted 75% 63% 45% 50% 58% 55% 45% 52% 55%
  Missing 156 172 34 123 59 182 136 325 1187