Table 1

Physical and sexual violence by perpetrator

Type of violence, by perpetratorRecent physical violence (%)Recent sexual violence* (%)Recent physical and/or sexual violence (%)
Overall29.621.934.9
Recent domestic violence25.114.727.1
Husband/regular partner25.114.727.1
Recent workplace violence5.48.211.1
Client4.07.29.2
Police0.50.90.9
Co-worker1.00.01.0
Pimp0.00.20.2
Recent community violence2.72.94.2
Strangers1.61.12.1
Rowdies 0.71.01.1
Neighbours0.30.00.3
Auto driver0.10.00.1
Assistant ward boy‡0.00.050.1
Relatives0.20.40.5
Friends0.00.40.4
  • Missing observations:

  • *n=19 (1.7%).

  • †Rowdies: a member or leader of a gang, who has committed offences punishable under the Indian Penal Code.

  • ‡Assistant ward boy: healthcare worker.