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Table 2 Distribution of IPV across sexual autonomy and covariates among women in SSA

From: Intimate partner violence against married and cohabiting women in sub-Saharan Africa: does sexual autonomy matter?

Variable Weighted N Weighted % IPV
No (%) Yes (%) p-value
Sexual autonomy < 0.001
 No 26,933 27.0 66.9 33.1  
 Yes 72,836 73.0 59.5 40.5  
Maternal age < 0.001
 15–19 6262 6.3 70.5 29.5  
 20–24 17,445 17.5 61.9 38.1  
 25–29 21,402 21.4 60.2 39.8  
 30–34 19,243 19.3 60.4 39.6  
 35–39 15,723 15.8 59.7 40.3  
 40–44 11,360 11.4 62.4 37.6  
 45–49 8335 8.3 61.4 38.6  
Maternal educational level < 0.001
 No education 37,040 37.1 66.0 34.0  
 Primary 32,600 32.7 55.7 44.3  
 Secondary 25,456 25.5 62.2 37.8  
 Higher 4673 4.7    
Marital status < 0.001
 Married 77,973 78.2 63.1 36.9  
 Cohabiting 21,796 21.8 55.6 44.4  
Current working status < 0.001
 No 33,187 33.3 65.9 34.1  
 Yes 66,582 66.7 59.3 40.7  
Exposed to mass media 0.111
 No 33,093 33.2 60.9 39.1  
 Yes 66,676 66.8 61.8 38.2  
Wealth index < 0.001
 Poorest 19,051 19.1 59.2 40.8  
 Poorer 20,314 20.3 59.1 40.9  
 Middle 20,145 20.2 60.8 39.2  
 Richer 20,224 20.3 61.6 38.4  
 Richest 20,036 20.1 66.7 33.3  
Place of residence 0.051
 Urban 35,731 35.8 62.3 37.7  
 Rural 64,038 64.2 61.0 39.0  
  1. SD standard deviation