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Table 2 Consequences and grounds of rape among raped street females in Bahir-Dar, August, 2010

From: Assessment of sexual violence among street females in Bahir-Dar town, North West Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Variables No %
Consequences (n=68)   
Physical consequences (n=68)*   
Unwanted pregnancy 13 19.1
Induced abortion 9 13.2
Trauma of Genitalia 38 41
Unusual discharge 15 22
Total 75 100
Psychological consequences (n=68)*   
Continuous headache 15 15.7
Fear and concern for HIV/AIDS 44 46.2
Loss of interest on sexual activity 28 29.4
Guilty feeling 28 29.4
Hate others 34 35.7
Total 149 156.8
Reasons (n=84)**   
Sleeping in villages where abundant alcohols are served 36 42.9
Working during the night time and sleeping around street males 10 11.9
Physically weak 25 29.7
Long stay in the street. 13 15.4
Total 84 100
  1. *multiple response.
  2. **Response rate for this question was 87.5%.