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Table 5 Male attitudes about sex

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 said women do not have the right to refuse to have sex with their husbands or boyfriends. Crude 383/981 393/829 568/1165 538/970 436/1151 369/824 681/1255 614/1258 3982/8433
  Weighted 39% 47% 49% 55% 38% 45% 54% 49% 47%
  Missing 13 31 5 5 16 11 94 26 201
% (number) who said a person has to have sex with their boyfriend or girlfriend to show that they love them Crude 350/983 528/838 505/1166 523/971 446/1152 407/821 596/1336 318/1277 3673/8544
  Weighted 36% 62% 44% 57% 39% 50% 45% 25% 44%
  Missing 11 22 4 5 15 14 13 7 90
% (number) who said it is okay for an older man to have sex with teenagers. Crude 75/985 162/820 62/1168 196/972 111/1158 84/826 129/1343 105/1280 924/8552
  Weighted 8% 21% 5% 21% 10% 10% 10% 8% 11%
  Missing 9 40 2 3 9 9 6 4 82
% (number) who said men have the right to have sex with their girlfriends if they buy them gifts Crude 172/980 331/822 285/1166 491/969 365/1154 189/827 509/1342 266/1280 2608/8540
  Weighted 18% 39% 25% 53% 32% 23% 38% 21% 31%
  Missing 14 38 4 6 13 8 7 4 94