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Table 5 Factors related to experiencing of partners' physical violence in the last 12 months among women in Shimelba refugee camp, 2011

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

Variable Physical violence in last 12 months Odds Ratio and 95% C.I
  No (%) Yes (%) Adjusted (AOR)** P value
Occupation of partner     
   Farmer 86(27) 41 (38) 1  
   Merchant 30(10) 16 (15) 0.9(0.2,3.4)  
   Employee 33(10) 5 (5) 0.07(0.1, 0.4) 0.003
   Daily laborer 63(20) 14 (13) 0.39(0.13,1.21)  
   No job 92(29) 29 (27) 0.21(0.06, 0.7) 0.017
   Other * 11(3) 2 (2) 1.6(0.2, 12.5)  
Partner drink alcohol     
   Yes 124(39) 60 (56) 2.1(1.04, 4..5) 0.038
   No 191(61) 47 (44) 1  
Injury as result of violence     
   Yes 16(5) 65(61) 37.4(14.4, 97.4) < 0.001
   No 299(95) 42(39) 1  
  1. *Others include: - barberry, women who have personal ability and preparing decoration for house, "Tela" seller