Table 21

Table : Marital violence


                Percentage of ever-married women who have never suffered emotional, physical, or sexual violence by their husband, by background characteristics, Cambodia 2005

Background Characteristics

Type of violence

Number of women
Emotional violence

Physical violence

Sexual violence Physical or sexual violence Emotional
Less severe More severe Total
Age
  15-19 14.2 4.6 1.8 6.4 1.9 7.0 18.6 67
  20-29 16.3 7.0 3.8 10.8 2.2 11.7 19.6 616
  30-39 18.0 7.9 6.2 14.2 2.4 14.9 22.6 691
  40-49 21.6 5.1 8.8 13.9 3.5 14.8 25.0 664
Marital status
  Currently married 17.5 6.2 5.7 11.9 2.5 12.8 20.9 1,799
  <5 years 13.0 4.8 3.5 8.3 2.0 9.2 15.8 315
  5-10 years 12.8 5.3 3.7 9.0 1.9 9.8 16.6 384
  > 10 years 18.8 7.0 6.6 13.6 2.9 14.6 22.5 965
  Married more
  than once
32.6 6.0 10.6 16.6 2.7 16.9 34.3 135
  Divorced/ 
  separated
33.1 13.7 9.8 23.6 6.3 25.0 41.6 131
  Widowed 17.7 5.5 9.0 14.5 1.3 14.5 22.0 107
Number of living children
  0 19.1 3.9 3.4 7.3 3.2 10.4 21.7 131
  1-2 16.5 6.2 5.1 11.3 2.5 12.0 19.9 843
  3-4 18.2 8.3 7.3 15.6 2.7 16.1 24.3 626
  5 or more 22.8 5.9 7.6 13.4 2.9 14.3 24.5 437
Education
  No education 17.6 7.2 7.1 14.3 3.0 15.3 23.6 514
  Primary 21.0 7.5 6.4 14.0 2.9 14.9 24.6 1,193
  Secondary and
  higher
11.0 2.7 3.7 6.3 1.4 6.5 12.4 330
Employment status
  Employed for
  cash
21.4 6.5 8.9 15.4 3.1 16.0 25.2 876
  Employed not for
  cash
15.2 7.8 3.5 11.3 2.6 12.6 20.6 496
  Not currently  
  working
17.3 5.9 4.6 10.6 2.3 11.3 19.9 660
 
Total 18.5 6.6 6.2 12.8 2.7 13.7 22.3 2,037

    Note: Table is based on information for the current or most recent husband. Total includes 4 women for whom information on employment status is not available