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Table 3 Factors associated with domestic Violence among pregnant women, Gedo, Ethiopia, 2014 (n = 299)

From: The prevalence and predictors of domestic violence among pregnant women in Southeast Oromia, Ethiopia

Variables Domestic Violence COR with 95% CI AOR with 95%CI
Yes No
Women education Illiterate 98 40 5.39(2.34,12.40) 6.27 (2.23,11.65) *
Primary school 55 30 4.03 (1.69,9.63) 4.73 (1.69,8.18) *
Secondary school 30 14 3.86 (1.42,10.48) 2.3 (2.27,12.42) *
diploma & above 10 22 1.00 1
Women occupation House wife 143 75 2.60 (1.14,5.94) 1.98 (0.89, 4.78)
Merchant &self-employ 39 16 3.32 (1.26,8.78) 2.43 (0.92, 7.20)
Government employ. 11 15 1.00 1
Partner education Illiterate 92 47 3.92 (1.75,8.75) 2.86 (0.98, 8.34)
Primary school 53 22 4.82 (2.0,11.59) 3.27 (0.97, 10.97)
Secondary school 36 15 4.80 (1.87,12.31) 3.18 (0.95. 11.78)
diploma & above 11 22 1.00  
Partner occupation Farmer 113 55 4.45 (2.09,9.48) 3.26 (1.29,8.25) *
Merchant &self-employee. 68 25 5.9 (2.59,13.43) 4.3 (1.7,10.80) *
Government employ. 12 26 1.00 1
Women Alcohol use No 125 92 1.00 1
Yes 68 14 3.57 (1.89,6.75) 2.24 (1.05,4.80) *
Husband- alcohol use No 149 100 1.00 1
Yes 44 6 4.92 (2.02,11.98) 5.73 (1.87,11.51) *
Women family history of violence No 30 51 1.00  
Yes 163 55 5.04 (2.92,8.68) 3.65 (2.01,6.63) *
Partner family history of violence No 83 90 1.00 1
Yes 110 16 7.45 (4.08,13.63) 6.21 (3.3,11.8) *
Partner arrested history Yes 41 5 2.60 (1.24,5.41) 2.59 (1.15,5.88) *
no 152 101 1.00 1
  1. Key: * = p < 0.05 (significant association), ref [1] reference category, COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio