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Table 2 Estimated prevalencea (%) of IPV among women by age, South Africa, 2000

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

  In past 12 months More than 12 months ago
Age (in years) Mean Low High Mean Low High
15-29 18.4 9.4 27.3 21.2 15.6 26.8
30-44 22.3 11.5 33.1 17.2 12.6 21.8
45-59 21.4 11.0 31.8 22.5 16.5 28.5
60+ 0.0 0.0 0.0 40.1 24.6 55.5
15+ 18.4 9.5 27.4 21.9 15.6 28.1
  1. Source for low estimate: Jewkes et al. [33]
  2. Source for high estimate: Dunkle et al. [34]
  3. aEstimated IPV prevalence may also include exposure to CSA