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Table 1 Respondents Profile, Nigeria, 2013

From: Does exposure to interparental violence increase women’s risk of intimate partner violence? Evidence from Nigeria demographic and health survey

Characteristic Frequency Percentage
Maternal age
 15–24 years 4759 23.9
 25–34 years 7631 38.3
 35–49 years 7535 37.8
Maternal education
 Low 13,382 67.2
 Moderate 5067 25.4
 High 1476 7.4
Attitudes towards wife beating
 Violence not justified 12,595 63.2
 Violence justified 7330 36.8
Employment status
 Not working 6121 30.7
 Working 13,804 69.3
Male dominance in family
 Not male dominated 6380 32.0
 Male dominated 13,545 68.0
Partner’s education
 Low 11,623 58.3
 Moderate 5577 28.0
 High 2725 13.7
Partner drinks alcohol
 Does not drink 16,425 82.4
 Drinks 3500 17.6
Place of residence
 Urban 7279 36.5
 Rural 12,645 63.5
Total 19,925 100.0
Proportion poorest in community
 Low 9899 49.7
 Medium 2677 13.4
 High 7349 36.9
Geographical region
 North-central 2753 13.8
 North-east 3290 16.5
 North-west 7261 36.4
 South-east 1666 8.4
 South-south 1950 9.8
 South-west 3005 15.1
Interparental violence
 Not exposed 18,311 91.9
 Exposed 1613 8.1
Partner physical violence
 Never experienced 18,036 90.5
 Ever experienced 1889 9.5
Partner sexual violence
 Never experienced 19,186 96.3
 Ever experienced 739 3.7
Partner emotional violence
 Never experienced 16,795 84.3
 Ever experienced 3130 15.7
At least one type of partner violence
 Never experienced 16,021 80.4
 Ever experienced 3904 19.6
Total 19,925 100.0
  1. Source: Authors analysis based on 2013 NDHS