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Table 1 Estimated prevalence and 95% confidence intervals by CSA type, age, and sex, South Africa, 2000

From: Interpersonal violence: an important risk factor for disease and injury in South Africa

Male   Age (in years)
CSA type 0-4b 5-14 15+
Not exposed - 95.1% 88.0%
Contact - 3.1 (2.0-4.2%) 7.8 (6.0-9.5%)
Intercourse - 1.8 (0.9-2.6%) 4.3 (3.0-5.6%)
Female a   Age (in years)
CSA type 0-4 b 5-14 15+
Not exposed - 88.8% 66.4%
Contact - 5.2 (3.9-6.4%) 15.5 (13.5-17.5%)
Intercourse - 6.0 (4.7-7.4%) 18.1 (15.9-20.3%)
  1. Source: Unpublished data from Stepping Stones study (Rachel Jewkes, personal communication, 2006)
  2. a In prevalence estimates of CSA in females, there may be overlap with exposure to IPV
  3. b Estimates not available for this age group