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Table 3 Distribution of the independent variable and the cofactors in the DV subsample (n = 69,805) and the rest of the sample (n = 28,266)

From: Association between gap in spousal education and domestic violence in India and Bangladesh

  Selected and interviewed
(n = 69,805)
Not selected/not interviewed
(n = 28,266)
p-value
Education gap
Husband higher educated 35.1% 36.5% p < 0.001
Wife higher educated 10.5% 11.4%  
No gap_high education 31.5% 30.4%  
No gap_low education 22.9% 21.7%  
Current age respondent
≤ 24 years 21.2% 27.8% p < 0.001
25 to 34 years 42.8% 26.8%  
> 34 years 36.0% 45.4%  
Highest educational level
No education 38.6% 36.2% p < 0.001
Primary 16.2% 18.7%  
Secondary 36.3% 36.6%  
Higher 8.9% 8.5%  
Wealth index
Poorest and poorer 30.1% 24.7% p < 0.001
Middle 19.3% 18.7%  
Richer and richest 50.6% 56.6%  
Number of household members (binary)
1–6 77.8% 44.7% p < 0.001
>6 22.2% 55.3%  
Religion
Muslim 17.1% 30.8% p < 0.001
Hindu 70.6% 60.4%  
Other 12.2% 8.8%  
Relationship to head of household
Wife 73.4% 51.6% p < 0.001
Daughter in law 19.7% 36.6%  
Other 6.9% 11.8%  
Working status
No 65.1% 69.3% p < 0.001
Yes 34.9% 30.7%  
Type of place of residence
Urban 43.5% 41.7% p < 0.001
Rural 56.5% 58.3%  
  1. p-values of Pearson’s Chi2-Test.