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Table 6 Female 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 480/1466 594/1447 812/1679 772/1458 448/1457 429/1099 856/1516 662/1513 5053/11635
  Weighted 32% 40% 49% 52% 31% 39% 57% 44% 43%
  Missing 29 41 4 13 8 23 89 30 237
% (number) who said a person has to have sex with their boyfriend or girlfriend to show that they love them Crude 428/1464 843/1452 763/1671 743/1461 411/1458 449/1104 651/1590 266/1533 4554/11733
  Weighted 29% 58% 46% 54% 28% 41% 42% 17% 39%
  Missing 31 36 12 10 7 18 15 10 139
% (number) who said it is okay for an older man to have sex with teenagers. Crude 79/1470 226/1433 104/1679 289/1461 97/1459 108/1112 126/1596 134/1539 1163/11749
  Weighted 5% 16% 6% 20% 7% 10% 8% 9% 10%
  Missing 25 55 4 10 6 10 9 4 123
% (number) who said men have the right to have sex with their girlfriends if they buy them gifts Crude 236/1468 534/1426 467/1671 651/1462 286/1450 186/1105 513/1593 216/1531 3089/11706
  Weighted 16% 37% 28% 48% 20% 17% 33% 14% 27%
  Missing 27 62 12 9 15 17 12 12 166