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