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Table 5 Univariate analysis for parent's variables and emotional abuse

From: Emotional abuse towards children by schoolteachers in Aden Governorate, Yemen: A cross-sectional study

Variables Emotional abuse
No % OR (95 % CI) P-value
Family type      
Nuclear* 388 51.9 1.00  
Extended 200 62.7 1.55 1.18- 2.03 .001
Father education      
Illiterate* 46 62.2 1.00   
Read/write 162 57.7 1.28 .77-2.13 .338
Basic 61 59.2 1.06 .78-1.44 .698
Secondary 91 45.0 1.13 .73-1.75 .575
University 228 56.2 .64 .45-.89 .010
Mother education      
Illiterate* 151 57.2 1.00  
Read/write 190 58.6 1.28 .84-1.93 .241
Basic 95 53.7 1.35 .91-2.02 .133
Secondary 81 50.0 1.11 .71-1.73 .647
University 71 51.1 .95 .60-1.50 .852
Parents Marital Status      
Married* 521 54.7 1.00  
Separated 13 61.9 1.34 .55-3.27 .515
Divorced 24 72.7 2.20 1.01-4.79 .046
Widow 30 50.0 .82 .49-1.39 .476
  1. * Reference category.