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Demographic and Health Surveys Phase 8 (DHS8): Female Perpetration of Physical Violence

The Demographic and Health Survey Phase 8 (DHS8): Female Perpetration of Physical Violence includes 2 items from the Domestic Violence module assessing female perpetration of physical violence against a husband or male partner. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

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Geographies Tested: Afghanistan,Angola,Burkina Faso,Cambodia,Cameroon,Cote d'Ivoire,Ethiopia,Ghana,Guatemala,Guinea,Kenya,Madagascar,Mozambique,Myanmar (Burma),Nepal,Rwanda,Senegal,The Gambia,Zimbabwe

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1.Have you ever hit, slapped, kicked, or done anything else to physically hurt your (last) (husbandmale partner) at times when he was not already beating or physically hurting you?

Response Options:
Yes
No

2.In the last 12 months, how often have you done this to your (last) (husbandmale partner): often, only sometimes, or not at all?

Response Options:
Often
Sometimes
Not in last 12 months

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Demographic and Health Surveys (2019). Demographic and Health Surveys: Domestic Violence Module https://dhsprogram.com/publications/publication-dhsq8-dhs-questionnaires-and-manuals.cfm?cssearch=137066_1

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