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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 3.2 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 2.30 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 3.73 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria, Yemen
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

13.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Suriname, Togo, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

4.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Iraq, Madagascar, Mauritania, Namibia, Palestine, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Yemen
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 25.3 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

4.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

335.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Suriname, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IMSTD-PRACTICE-1

"On the whole, 54% of women and 69% of men think that a woman is justified, when she knows that her partner is having sexual relations with other women, to refuse sex with him. This opinion is most frequently shared by women over 20 years old than by younger women (59% among those age 25-29 compared to 48% among those age 15-24), by sexually-active single women (75% compared to 43% among non-sexually-active single women), women in Moroni (72% compared to 45% in other cities) and by those in Ngazidja (70% compared to 39% at Mwali and at Ndzuwani). We note, furthermore, that even if the gaps are not very significant,...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"In the survey, men were asked if, over the last 12 months, they had had sexual relations with a partner whom they had compensated. In addition, they were asked if, during their most recent paid sexual encounter, they had used a condom. Results presented in table 14.10 indicate that 5% reported having paid for sex in the last 12 months. It is among men who were separated/divorced/widowed that this proportion is highest (11%)" (page 205).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: BR-PRACTICE-2

"Generally, married women who voluntarily remain childless are relatively rare in the Comoros" (page 61). "As one would expect, the proportion of women who don't want any more children increases with the number of living children: it increases from less than 1% of women without any children to 15% of women who have 3 and reaches 54% among women who have at least 6 living children. The women who don't want any more children have, in principle, attained their desired posterity. . . We observe that 98% of childless women want a child, and the majority of these women (48%) want one within the next two years . . ....more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CLCC-PRACTICE-1

Table 15.1 reveals that overall, 87.4% of male children and 87.2% of female children had their births officially registered. 77.4% of male children and 75.4% of female children had a birth certificate (page 222).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

Table on page xix, 'Indicators for following-up with the millennium development goals disaggregated by gender,' indicates that the adolescent birth rate is: 55.1% in Moroni, 69.8% in other cities, 65.8% in all urban areas, 72.3% in rural areas and 70.3% overall (page xix). "The fertility of married women differs very little from that of the national average, except at the youngest ages where the percentage of unmarried women is still significant. In Comoran society, children born outside of marriage are not highly regarded: fertility is generally legitimate. As such, 57% of currently married women age 15-49 years have already had at least one child versus 10% for all women in...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IM-DATA-1

Table on page xix, 'Indicators for following-up with the millennium development goals disaggregated by gender,' indicates that the infant mortality rate (per 1000 births) is 36 (for the last 5 years) and the under-five mortality rate is 50. In Moroni, the infant mortality rate is 25 (for the last 10 years) and the under-five mortality rate is 34 (for the last 10 years). In other cities, the infant mortality rate is 19 (for the last 10 years) and the under-five mortality rate is 25 (for the last 10 years). In all urban areas, the infant mortality rate is 21 (for the last 10 years) and the under-five mortality rate is...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Over the course of the survey, we asked women if they had experienced acts of sexual violence, and if these acts had occurred recently, that is to say, over the last 12 months. Results are presented in table 17.3. Overall, 6% of women have experienced sexual violence at one moment in their life, and 1% experienced it in the last 12 months. Results by age indicate that women age 40-49 are most frequently victims (8% compared to 5-6% in other age groups). However, looking at the most recent 12 months, it is among women age 20-24 that these acts of sexual violence are most common (3%). Results by other variables...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ERBG-DATA-3

"By matrimonial status, results indicate that women who are divorced/separated (47%) and those in a union (49%) are proportionally more likely to have worked in the twelve months preceding the survey than single women (28%). The number of children equally influences the activity of women: as the number of children increases, the proportion of working women also increases, from 33% when women have no children to 52% when they have 5 or more . . . . Marital status also influences the level of economic activity of men. The proportion of economically active men during the 12 previous months varied from 91% among those in union, to 84% among those...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: SAB-DATA-2

"Results reveal that 29% of infants age 6-9 months do not receive food in addition to breast milk, and as a result, are not being adequately nourished" (page 155).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MMR-PRACTICE-1

"Table 8.13 presents the distribution of women who have or have had an obstetric fistula according to the cause. The table also represents the distribution of women according to whether or not they sought treatment. In 36% of cases, women reported that the fistula came after a normal birth, 8% after sexual aggression, and 10% for another reason. It must be noted that 42% of women did not respond. Among women who had a fistula, 51% reported having sought treatment." Table 8.13 also shows that 3% of women reported that the fistula came after a miscarriage, and 1% reported it after a pelvic operation (page 115).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: LR-DATA-1

Table on page xix, 'Indicators for following-up with the millennium development goals disaggregated by gender,' indicates that literacy rates for ages 15-24 are, overall, 77.8% for women and 86.9% for men, for a national average of 80.2%. In Moroni, the capital, literacy rates are 87.3% for women and 91.3% for men; in other cities, 90.3% for women and 89.8% for men; in all urban areas, 89.4% for women and 91.2% for men; in rural areas, 72.4% for women and 84.1% for men (page xix) (translated from original French by ARR). "The data in these tables [3.3.1 and 3.3.2] indicate that 63% of women and 77% of men age 15-49 are...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: SAB-DATA-3

"Table 11.3 indicates that, from birth, nearly all infants are breastfed and that this practice continues long after birth, given that at 12-17 months, 71% of infants are still breastfed and 58% are breastfed at 18-23 months . . . From the collected data, it is possible to calculate the median and average duration of breastfeeding by type (exclusive or predominant) (Table 11.4). The median duration of breastfeeding is estimated at 19.0 months and the average duration at 17.9 months. As far as exclusive breastfeeding goes, the median duration is estimated at just 0.5 months and the average duration at 1.5 months, which is somewhat less than the recommended duration...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: AOM-DATA-1

"Among women age 15-19, the median age of first marriage is estimated at 20.7 years. For men, it is 27.1 years" (page 43). "The median age at first marriage for women age 25-49 years is estimated at 20.7 years, and we see a slight trend towards the increase of age at first marriage by generation, this figure increasing from 19.7 years among women currently age 45-49, to 21.1 years among those age 25-29. It is possible that this increase in average age at first marriage has played a role in the decrease in fertility currently observed in the Comoros . . . Also, in contrast to women, for whom the...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

Table on page xix, 'Indicators for following-up with the millennium development goals disaggregated by gender,' indicates that the percentage of women who had unmet family planning needs was 21.5% in Moroni, 25.7% in other cities, 24.3% in all urban areas, 35.8% in rural areas, and 32% overall (page xix). "Table 7.1 indicates that nearly all women (96%) and men (99%), whether married or non, declared awareness of at least one contraceptive method. We remark that the level of awareness of modern methods is higher than that of traditional methods (96% versus 80%), whether for married women (99% versus 88%) or unmarried women (100% versus 94%). . . . The data...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: CWC-DATA-1

"The majority of the Comoran population is still rural (72% versus 28% in urban areas)" (page 2). "Table 2.7 presents the population distribution by age and sex of the interviewed households, by area of residence. Among the 23,373 people interviewed . . . a ratio of 90 men per 100 women in rural areas versus 93 in urban areas . . . The distribution of the population by area of residence indicates that the Comoran population is essentially rural. In effect, more than two-thirds (69%) of surveyed people live in rural areas versus 31% in urban areas" (page 17-18) (see Table 2.7). "The majority of interviewees resided, at the moment...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

"Table 2.8 presents the division of households by sex of the head of household and by size of the household. The results show that in 61% of cases, the head of the household is male. Variations by residence location are not significant. Compared to 1996, we can conclude that the proportion of female heads of household has somewhat increased, ranging from 32% to 39%" (page 18) (see Table 2.8). Table 2.8, Household composition, indicates that in Moroni, the percentage of female-headed households is 33.4%; in other cities, 42.3%; in all urban areas, 39.4%; in rural areas, 39.2%; and overall, 39.3% (page 18).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: IM-DATA-2

"Results by sex of the child show that under-five mortality rates are somewhat higher for female infants compared to male infants (52 per 1000 compared to 48 per 1000). It is between the first birthday and the fifth birthday that this gap is most significant (15 per 1000 compared to 9 per 1000)" (page 176).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: ISTD-DATA-1

"Results indicate that 2% of women who are sexually active have reported having an STD in the last 12 months. Among those surveyed who did not report an STD, 9% reported having abnormal vaginal discharge and 6% genital ulcers. Overall, 11% of women are considered as either having an STD or symptoms that indicate an STD. We note that this prevalence is based only on self-reported declarations, which should be taken as a relative comparison and not as a precise estimation, since the different symptoms present are not always proof of an STD. We note that it is among single women (21%) and on the island of Mwali (19%) that...more
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: WR-DATA-1

Table 3.1, Socio-demographic characteristics of those surveyed, indicates that the weighted percentage of women who are widowed is 0.7%; the weighted population estimate is 40 women, and the unweighted estimate is 36 women (page 26).
Oct. 19, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-3, CBMC-PRACTICE-1

"In Comoran society, children born outside of marriage are not highly regarded" (page 61).