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Table 3 Factors associated with physical violence against women in Eastern Sudan using multivariable analyses, 2014

From: Domestic violence against women in Eastern Sudan

Variable Multivariable analyses
  OR 95% CI P-value
Women’s age, years 0.1 0.9-1.0 0.604
Parity ≥3 0.1 0.9-1.1 0.302
Husband’s age, years 0.1 0.9-1.0 0.165
Duration of marriage ≥5 years 0.9 0.9-1.0 0.646
1st degree relationship 1.2 0.9-1.7 0.120
Women's education < secondary level 1.2 0.8-1.7 0.248
Women’s occupation, housewives 0.8 0.6-1.0 0.231
Husband’s education < secondary level 1.5 1.0-2.1 0.015
Rural residence 1.0 0.7-1.4 0.879
Ethnicity, hadandwa tribe 1.0 0.8-1.2 0.635
Family members ≥5 0.9 0.8-1.0 0.263
Polygamous marriage 1.9 1.3-2.9 <0.001
Husband’s alcohol consumption 13.9 7.6-25.4 <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: OR Odds Ratio, CI confidence interval.
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