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Table 3 Frequency distribution of exposure to community violence items

From: Multi-type child maltreatment: prevalence and its relationship with self-esteem among secondary school students in Tanzania

Community violence (age below 18 years) Sex Total N = 1000
Male N = 553 Female N = 447
Exposed to bullying 183 (56.0) 144 (44.0) 327 (39.1)
Witnessed someone being physically abused 407 (60.8) 262 (39.2) 669 (80.0)
Witnessed a threat with a weapon (knife or gun) 159 (58.7) 112 (41.3) 271 (32.4)
Forced to go and live in another place 52 (59.1) 36 (40.9) 88 (10.5)
Exposure to physical violence by authority figures (e.g., soldiers, police or militia) and/or gangs 10 (26.3) 28 (73.7) 38 (4.5)
Witnessed physical violence against a family member or friend by authority figures (e.g., soldiers, police or militia) and/or gangs 40 (54.1) 34 (45.9) 74 (8.9)