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Table 2 Distribution of reported perpetrators of violence among pregnant women in Kenya (2014)

From: Intimate partner violence among pregnant women in Kenya: forms, perpetrators and associations

Perpetrator Number of women Prevalence (in %)
Current husband/partner 189 47.6
Mother/step-mother 11 2.8
Father/step-father 2 0.5
Sister/brother 9 2.3
Daughter/son 1 0.3
Other relative 30 7.6
Former husband/partner 125 31.5
Current boyfriend 1 0.3
Former boyfriend 3 0.8
Mother in-law 2 0.5
Father in-law 1 0.3
Other in-law 14 3.5
Teacher 4 1.0
Employer/someone at work 0 0.0
Police/soldier 1 0.3
Other 15 3.8
Women reporting violence during pregnancy 397 100.0
  1. Women can report more than one person who committed the violence