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Table 2 Sexual violence versus different variables among female administrative staffs of MU, 2018 (n = 356)

From: Factors associated with sexual violence among female administrative staff of Mekelle University, North Ethiopia

VariableSexual violence
YesNo
FrequencyPercentFrequencyPercent
Shift at work
 Yes11331.77521.1
 No6718.810128.4
Program of the shift
 Day287.8205.6
 Night236.572.0
 Day and night6217.44813.5
Place where the act performed
 In Office12267.8 
 Street3519.4
 Others*2312.8
How the act was done
 Using force4525
 By kicking105.5
 Bullying8245.5
 Verbal abusing4323.9
Did the perpetrator use any substance
 Yes4525.
 No2111.6
 I don’t know11463.3
Type of substance
 Alcohol2657.8
 Khat or others**1942.2
History of substance violence
 Yes10156.1
 No105.6
 I don’t know6938.3
What type of substance
 Khat chewing4544.5
 Smoking2019.8
 Alcohol2726.7
 Others**98.9
Previous history of such practice of the perpetrator
 Yes3614.4
 No2111.7
 I don’t know12368.3
Did the perpetrator has more than one partners
 Yes8547.2
 No1810
 I don’t know7742.8
Do you know the perpetrator well
 Yes13876.7
 No4223.3
Did the perpetrator have family
 Yes9568.8
 No96.5
 I don’t know3424.6
With whom did the perpetrator live
 Lonely5439.1
 Family4532.6
 I don’t know3928.3
How old was the perpetrator
 Same as me7843.3
 Older than me10256.7
Do you have a boyfriend
 Yes10730.15816.3
 No7320.511833.1
If yes how often is your sexual relationship
 No sexual contact267.3195.3
 Regular6618.53910.9
Relationship other than your boyfriend
 Yes4111.551.4
 No6618.55314.9
With how many
 One185.130.8
 Two or more236.520.6
History of sexual violence
 One time8446.652.8
 Two times2413.342.2
 Three times3217.800.0
 More than four times3016.710.5
Do you know a woman who is violated in the workplace
 Yes10830.34813.5
 No7220.212836.0
  1. *Around workplace out of office; **drug, shisha