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Table 3 Percentage distribution of ever experience of at least one partner violence by background characteristics and unadjusted binary logistic regression coefficient

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

Characteristic % Ever experienced Coefficient 95% CI
Interparental violence
 Not exposed ref 17.4
 Exposed 44.3 1.327 1.176 1.477
Maternal age
 15–24 years ref 17.9
 25–34 years 21.0 0.198 0.074 0.324
 35–49 years 19.2 0.086 −0.063 0.235
Maternal education
 Low ref 17.4
 Moderate 26.0 0.511 0.370 0.652
 High 17.1 −0.025 −0.266 0.216
Attitudes towards wife beating
 Violence not justified ref 16.0
 Violence justified 25.7 0.597 0.460 0.734
Employment status
 Not working ref 15.7
 Working 21.3 0.374 0.246 0.501
Male dominance in family
 Not male dominated ref 23.6
 Male dominated 17.7 −0.360 −0.485 −0.234
Partner drinks alcohol
 Does not drink ref 15.5
 Drinks 39.0 1.251 1.109 1.392
Partner’s education
 Low ref 17.1
 Moderate 24.1 0.433 0.296 0.570
 High 21.3 0.276 0.076 0.476
Proportion poorest in community
 Low ref 22.0
 Medium 26.1 0.226 −0.068 0.520
 High 14.0 −0.553 −0.791 −0.315
Place of residence
 Urban ref 21.3
 Rural 18.6 −0.166 −0.369 0.038
Geographic region
 North-central ref 26.0
 North-east 28.5 0.129 −0.202 0.461
 North-west 9.5 −1.205 −1.594 −0.816
 South-east 30.0 0.180 −0.163 0.523
 South-south 25.6 −0.016 −0.312 0.280
 South-west 19.0 −0.404 −0.678 −0.129
  1. Notes: ref. reference category