Prevalence and Risk Factors of Gender-Based Violence among Female College Students in Awassa, Ethiopia
Arnold, Dodie, Gelaye, Bizu, Goshu, Miruts, Berhane, Yemane, Williams, Michelle A., Violence and Victims
We determined the prevalence and risk factors of gender-based violence among 1,330 female college students in Awassa, Ethiopia. Participants completed a self-administered questionnaire that collected information on experience with gender-based violence during three time periods (lifetime, since enrolling in college, and current academic year). The lifetime prevalence of gender-based violence was 59.9%; 46.1% of participants reported experiencing gender-based violence since enrolling in college, and the prevalence was 40.3% during the current academic year. Protestant religious affiliation, childhood rural residence, alcohol consumption, combined alcohol and khat (a natural stimulant) …
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Publication information: Article title: Prevalence and Risk Factors of Gender-Based Violence among Female College Students in Awassa, Ethiopia. Contributors: Arnold, Dodie - Author, Gelaye, Bizu - Author, Goshu, Miruts - Author, Berhane, Yemane - Author, Williams, Michelle A. - Author. Journal title: Violence and Victims. Volume: 23. Issue: 6 Publication date: November 1, 2008. Page number: 787+. © Springer Publishing Company 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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