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Table 4 Factors related to experiencing of partners' physical violence in life time among women in Shimelba refugee camp, 2011

From: Intimate partner physical violence among women in Shimelba refugee camp, northern Ethiopia

Variable Physical violence in the life time Odds Ratio and 95% C.I
  No (%) Yes (%) Adjusted (AOR)** P value
Religion of women     
   Orthodox 200(75) 66 (50) 1  
   Muslim 33(11) 35 (27) 2.4(1.1, 5.5)* 0.027
   Catholic 32(11) 22 (17) 1.2(0.5,3.04)  
   Protestant 22(8) 7(5) 1.2(0.42,3.90)  
   Others* 4(1) 1(1) 0.4(0.03, 6.0)  
Occupation of women     
   Housewife 266(72) 107(80) 1  
   Trading 8(3) 4(3) 0.5(0.1, 2.1)  
   Employee 6(2) 3(2) 3.2(0.4, 23.5)  
   Farmer 5(2) 19(15) 13.0(3.7,45.5)* < 0.001
Women know other husband to beat his wife*     
   Yes 112(38) 92(70) 1.8(1.0, 3.5)* 0.049
   No 179(62) 39(30) 1  
  1. Others*: - Jah.weh, Pagan, *presence of conflict in their neighbors