Skip to main content

Table 1 Prevalence of PIPV against women and problem drinking

From: Problem drinking and physical intimate partner violence against women: evidence from a national survey in Uganda

Variable PIPV Partner gets drunk
  Freq (%) Weighted totala Chi.sq.p-value Freq (%) Weighted totala Chi.sq.p-value
Age group       
 1524 183 (42.9) 426   191 (39.9) 478  
 25–34 311 (51.1) 610 0.003 378 (52.4) 720 <0.001
 35–44 208 (50.2) 414 (0.02 trend) 225 (54.9) 411 (<0.001 trend)
 45+ 65 (44.7) 146   64 (51.1) 132  
Education level       
 None 180 (48.2) 372 <0.001 242 (59.5) 408  
 Primary 526 (52.5) 1002 (<0.001 trend) 522 (48.3) 1083 <0.001
 Secondary 54 (30.3) 179   82 (39.8) 205  
 Tertiary 8 (19.3) 43   14 (31.6) 45  
Residence       
 Urban 76 (33.6) 227 <0.001 101 (39.6) 254 <0.001
 Rural 692 (50.5) 1369   760 (51.1) 1487  
Marital status       
 Married 487(48.0) 1016   547 (48.7) 1124  
 Living together 129 (44.9) 286 0.02 155 (45.6) 341  
 Widowed/divorced 40 (39.9) 100   60 (54.8) 109 0.005
 Not living together 112 (57.8) 194   99 (59.3) 167  
Unilaterally/jointly made b       
 01 decisions 187 (47.9) 392   196 (44.3) 443  
 2–4 decisions 428 (47.0) 911 0.63 506 (49.5) 1021 0.09
Region       
 Central 114 (38.7) 295   157 (44.0) 357  
 Kampala 32 (29.8) 108 <0.001 36 (29.4) 124  
 Eastern 210 (55.9) 375 184 (46.0) 400 <0.001  
 Northern 171 (50.8) 336   248 (64.5) 385  
 Western 241 (50.2) 482   235 (49.5) 475  
Religion       
 Catholic 348 (50.3) 691   461 (60.5) 762  
 Protestant 265 (50.9) 521 <0.001 308 (53.9) 572 <0.001
 Muslim 58 (35.3) 163   24 (13.5) 179  
 Other 97 (44.1) 221   67 (29.6) 228  
Occupation       
 None 31 (30.8) 99   44 (34.2) 129  
 Professional/clerical 14 (26.9) 53   17 (31.4) 54  
 Sales 47 (37.4) 126   64 (43.7) 147  
 Agriculture-self employed 559 (50.9) 1097 <0.001 608 (51.5) 1181 <0.001
 Manual 47 (52.0) 90   50 (54.1) 92  
 Others (agric/domestic/services) 69 (53.6) 131   73 (56.4) 138  
Wealth status       
 Poorest 171 (54.0) 300   237 (67.5) 352  
 Poorer 177 (56.0) 316   188 (50.4) 373  
 Middle 165 (49.3) 334 <0.001 167 (50.6) 331 <0.001
 Richer 155 (47.0) 329 (<0.001 trend) 150 (43.8) 342  
 Richest 101 (31.7) 317   118 (34.5) 343  
Education level of partner       
 None 76 (52.3) 146   116 (67.9) 170  
 Primary 484 (51.4) 941   523 (50.7) 1032 <0.001
 Secondary 156 (45.3) 344 <0.001 159 (43.6) 364  
 Tertiary 34 (29.9) 113 (<0.001 trend) 39(33.0) 118  
 Don’t Know/missing 18 (34.8) 52   25 (44.1) 57  
Occupation of partner       
 Professional/clerical 47 (34.0) 137   56 (39.0) 145  
 Sales 75 (43.6) 172 0.007 89 (46.8) 189  
 Agriculture-self employed 431 (51.9) 829   481 (53.5) 900 <0.001
 Manual 135 (45.1) 300   133 (41.3) 322  
 Others (agric/domestic/services) 80 (50.9) 158   102 (55.2) 185  
Age difference with partner b       
Respondent Younger/same age 52 (49.2) 107   63 (52.4) 121  
 1–4 231 (49.6) 466 0.28 246 (46.7) 526 0.29
 5–9 193 (45.4) 426   216 (45.2) 478  
 10+ 139 (46.1) 301   175 (51.7) 339  
All 768(48.1) 1596   861 (49.5) 1741  
  1. aPIPV has special sample weights while drunkenness uses general sample weights.
  2. b For only those who were married or were in a relationship at the time of the survey.