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Table 2 Reported physical and sexual IPV by study participants (n = 3966)

From: Prevalence, associated factors, and disclosure of intimate partner violence among mothers in rural Bangladesh

Type of violence Ever during marriage During past year
n % n %
Any Physical or Sexual Abuse 1143 28.8 522 13.2
Any Physical Abuse 1040 26.2 402 10.1
 Slapped 972 24.5 362 9.1
 Pushed/Shaken/Thrown At 554 14.0 210 5.3
 Twist Arm/Pulled Hair 266 6.7 111 2.8
 Punched 365 9.2 154 3.9
 Kicked/Dragged/Beaten Up 356 9.0 154 3.9
 Choked/Burned 59 1.5 25 0.6
 Threatened with Knife/Gun 30 0.8 14 0.4
Forced Sex 286 7.2 183 4.6
One Type of Violence 403 10.2 201 5.1
2-3 Types of Violence 452 11.4 186 4.7
4-5 Types of Violence 229 5.8 77 1.9
6+ Types of Violence 59 1.5 58 1.5
  1. Note: Some women experienced more than one type of violence. Of the 522 women who experienced either physical or sexual IPV in the past year, 402 experienced physical IPV, 120 experienced sexual IPV, and 63 experienced both types of IPV