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Table 7 Male attitudes about violence

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 sometimes deserve to be beaten Crude 357/978 345/818 348/1166 395/968 505/1159 415/822 715/1337 421/1278 3501/8526
  Weighted 37% 41% 30% 41% 44% 51% 53% 33% 41%
  Missing 16 42 4 7 8 13 12 6 108
% (number) who said if a woman gets raped its her own fault Crude 165/981 260/823 508/1162 452/970 209/1155 161/816 268/1337 178/1272 2201/8516
  Weighted 17% 31% 44% 49% 18% 20% 20% 14% 26%
  Missing 13 37 8 5 12 19 12 12 118
% (number) who said forcing sex with someone you know is not rape Crude 242/982 302/824 299/1165 240/971 254/1158 84/821 346/1338 205/1281 1972/8540
  Weighted 25% 36% 26% 25% 22% 10% 26% 16% 23%
  Missing 12 36 5 4 9 14 11 3 94
% (number) who said Forcing your partner to have sex, is NOT rape Crude 198/982 292/829 455/1166 309/971 401/1157 261/821 618/1340 395/1276 2929/8542
  Weighted 20% 35% 39% 33% 35% 32% 46% 31% 34%
  Missing 12 31 4 4 10 14 9 8 92
% (number) who said violence between a man and a woman is a private matter in which others shouldn't interfere Crude 296/977 522/823 875/1165 546/970 497/1152 430/820 754/1335 628/1272 4548/8514
  Weighted 30% 63% 75% 58% 43% 53% 57% 50% 54%
  Missing 17 37 5 5 15 15 14 12 120