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Table 8 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 279/1459 426/1429 654/1677 539/1463 425/1454 436/1099 751/1592 368/1536 3878/11709
  Weighted 19% 30% 39% 38% 29% 40% 47% 24% 33%
  Missing 36 59 6 8 11 23 13 7 163
% (number) who said if a woman gets raped its her own fault Crude 158/1463 339/1427 625/1673 544/1462 143/1458 120/1104 306/1591 171/1538 2406/11716
  Weighted 11% 24% 37% 39% 10% 11% 19% 11% 21%
  Missing 32 61 10 9 7 18 14 5 156
% (number) who said forcing sex with someone you know is not rape Crude 324/1466 506/1428 437/1674 436/1462 259/1459 146/1108 448/1593 261/1535 2817/11725
  Weighted 22% 36% 26% 29% 18% 13% 28% 17% 24%
  Missing 29 60 9 9 6 14 12 8 147
% (number) who said Forcing your partner to have sex, is NOT rape Crude 279/1467 509/1458 754/1676 536/1464 476/1457 371/1110 807/1592 515/1529 4247/11753
  Weighted 19% 35% 45% 36% 33% 34% 51% 34% 36%
  Missing 28 30 7 7 8 12 13 14 119
% (number) who said violence between a man and a woman is a private matter in which others shouldn't interfere Crude 360/1458 809/1428 1335/1678 813/1461 556/1457 517/1102 831/1591 790/1523 6011/11698
  Weighted 24% 57% 80% 56% 38% 47% 52% 52% 51%
  Missing 37 60 5 10 8 20 14 20 174