Magnitude of Sodomy on Clinical and Chemical Analysis
Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the age groups of sexually abused victims which was reported at the different police stations of Karachi.
Subject and Methods: This was a single centre, retrospective study on 54 patients by using non-probability sampling technique. The duration of study was from January 2016 till January 2018 at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi. The data was collected from the Medico legal Section from more than 45 police
station cases that were reported in Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) and the data was analysed in statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version 22. Simple frequency distribution of the gender, age, clinical assessment and the lab DNA analysis were identified. The stratification tables were made
thereafter for the gender, age, lab DNA analysis and clinical assessment.
Results: Only one female was reported to be the sexual abuse victim and rest of 53 sexual abuse victims were males.Age groups i.e. 10-14 years and 30-39 years were reported to be with the greater number of sexual abuse victims 16 (29.6%) and 9 (16.7%) respectively). It was found to be common among males in the comparison of females.
Conclusion: In conclusion sexual abuse was common in younger age group i.e. 10-14 years. It seems the children are targeted for the sodomy may be because they are unaware of these sexual activities.