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Table 8 Possible preventable measures to SGBV described by respondents

From: Assessing reported cases of sexual and gender-based violence, causes and preventive strategies, in European asylum reception facilities

  Residents Professionals Total
  Female
N 57 (%)
Male
N 110(%)
p Female
n 54(%)
Male
N 47 (%)
p Resid Profs p
More SGBV sensitization & awareness 9 (15.8) 17 (15.5) 1.000 15 (27.8) 13 (27.7) 1.000 26 (15.6) 28 (27.7) 0.019
Improve accommodation & living conditions 14 (24.6) 10 (9.1) 0.010 9 (16.7) 9 (19.1) 0.798 24 (14.4) 18 (17.8) 0.490
Improve communication between staff and residents 9 (15.8) 19 (17.3) 0.832 8 (14.8) 4 (8.5) 0.373 28 (16.8) 12 (11.9) 0.295
Improve prevention measures 4 (7.0) 14 (12.7) 0.304 8 (14.8) 8 (17.0) 0.791 18 (10.8) 16 (15.8) 0.258
More adequate interventions & sanctions after SGBV 6 (10.5) 6 (5.5) 0.343 4 (7.4) 5 (10.6) 0.730 12 (7.2) 9 (8.9) 0.643
More security & surveillance 2 (3.5) 8 (7.3) 0.497 4 (7.4) 3 (6.4) 1.000 10 (6.0) 7 (6.9) 0.799
Cohesion and empowerment of residents 0 (0.0) 9 (8.2) 0.029 1 (1.9) 2 (4.3) 0.596 9 (5.4) 3 (3.0) 0.544
Nothing 1 (1.8) 6 (5.5) 0.424 4 (7.4) 3 (6.4) 1.000 7 (4.2) 7 (6.9) 0.398
Not specified 0 (0.0) 5 (4.5) 0.167 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (3.0) 0 (0.0) 0.160
I don’t know 12 (21.1) 16 (14.5) 0.382 1 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 1.000 28 (16.8) 1 (1.0) 0.000
Missing        208 86  
Total 57 (34.1) 110 (65.9) 0.024 54 (53.5) 47 (46.5) 0.979 375 (66.7) 187 (33.3) 0.001
  1. Bolded significant p-value < 0.05