Has …. experienced any form of violence, corporal punishment or verbal abuse at school over the past 3 months?
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
The survey officers were instructed to be sensitive when posing this question, as well as the subsequent questions dealing with the details of abuse. If the response is 'No' or 'Do not know' the individual skips to Q1.24a.
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2 = No - Go to Q1.24a
3 = Do not know - Go to Q1.24a
This question is aimed at establishing whether an individual has been the victim of any violence, corporal punishment or verbal abuse.
This is applicable to all members of the household in the selected dwelling unit who are aged five years and older and who are currently attending Grade R/0, primary, secondary or any other kind of school.