TABLE 3

Sensitivity Analysis Estimates of Past-year Violence Against Children by Age Group and Region

Ages 2–14 yAges 15–17 y
RegionPooled From Published ReportsTotal Population at RiskPooled From Published ReportsTotal Population at Risk
Total N From Census DataPooled n Affected by VAC From ReportsPast-year VAC, %Total N From Census Datan Imputed Affected by VACTotal N From Census DataPooled n Affected by VAC From ReportsPast-year VAC, %Total N From Census Datan Imputed Affected by VAC
abc = b/ade = (b/a) × (d)fgh = g/fij = (g/f) × (i)
Africa71 876 43562 759 15387385 921 657336 968 80230 848 75915 723 2305171 989 16136 691 983
Asia393 844 643340 657 38386903 793 328781 739 387143 742 41771 644 99350212 83 3830106 081 967
Latin America53 738 98834 340 02064138 468 11588 483 20513 477 9384 482 3133332 906 54010 943 618
Europe16 686 93912 184 30473100 964 47173 721 24121 542 1256 527 7743022 775 0076 901 367
Northern America57 837 97035 685 6846257 860 15435 699 37213 630 8268 005 1735813 699 2688 006 772
OceaniaNot available7 090 890Not available1 010 283401 617 154
  • Minimum prevalences and minimum estimates of total numbers of children affected. Includes children exposed to moderate physical violence, defined as spanked, slapped in the face, hit, or shook.