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Table 3 Factors associated with prevalence of intimate partner violence against reproductive age, Aksum town, 2020 (n = 682)

From: Intimate partner violence against reproductive age women during COVID-19 pandemic in northern Ethiopia 2020: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables IPVAW COR 95% C.I. for EXP(B) AOR 95% C.I. for EXP(B)
  No (%) Yes (%) Sig Exp(B) Lower Upper Sig Exp(B) Lower Upper
Women’s age
 Less than 30 335 (65.2%) 96 (57.1%) .063 1.972 .963 4.040 .000 ** 23.045 5.627 94.377
 31–40 156 (30.4%) 59 (35.1%) .148 1.320 .906 1.922 .000 ** 3.690 1.939 7.023
 Above 40 23 (4.5%) 13 (7.7%)      1    
Women’s level of education
 Uneducated 176 (34.2%) 60 (35.7%) .007 3.166 1.376 7.281 .011 ** .450 .244 .832
 Primary 133 (25.9%) 50 (29.8%) .004 3.491 1.500 8.125 .627 .860 .469 1.579
 Secondary 140 (27.2%) 51 (30.4%) .005 3.383 1.456 7.859 .526 .744 .298 1.856
 College or university 65 (12.6%) 7 (4.2%)      1    
Women’s occupation
 Housewife 109 (21.2%) 105 (62.5%) .000 .161 .111 .235 .000 ** 18.062 10.088 32.342
 Employed 405 (78.8%) 63 (37.5%)      1    
Types of marriage
 Arranged 145 (28.2%) 71 (42.2%) .001 .537 .374 .771 .000 ** 2.535 1.572 4.087
 Love marriage 369 (71.8%) 97 (57.7%)      1    
Husband’s age
 Less than 30 47 (9.1%) 25 (14.9%) .939 .985 .673 1.442 .727 .827 .284 2.406
 31–40 276 (53.7%) 84 (50.0%) .060 1.722 .977 3.033 .043 ** 2.212 1.024 4.777
 Above 40 191 (37.2%) 59 (35.1%)      1    
Husband behavior
 Drink alcohol No 182 (35.4%) 72 (42.9%)      1    
Yes 332 (64.6%) 96 (57.1%) .084 .731 .512 1.042 .247 .774 .501 1.194
 Aggressive No 318 (61.9%) 90 (53.6%)      1    
Yes 196 (38.1%) 78 (46.4%) .057 1.406 .989 1.999 .239 1.313 .834 2.066
Husband’s levels of education
 Uneducated 113 (21.9%) 56 (33.3%) .547 .846 .491 .596 .150 .544 .237 1.247
 Primary 247 (48%) 73 (43.4%) .014 1.677 1.109 .150 .507 1.241 .656 2.345
 Secondary 84 (16.3%) 21 (12.5%) .638 .870 .487 .507 .596 .830 .417 1.653
 College or university 70 (13.6) 18 (10.9%)      1    
  1. Key: **- Significant, if COR- crud odd ratio (95% CI, p < 0.25) and AOR-adjusted odd ratio (95% CI, p < 0.05)
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