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Table 2 Descriptive data across the type of intimate partner violence among Women

From: Gender-specific differences in risk for intimate partner violence in South Korea

Variables Total % Victim Perpetrator
    verbal % p-value physical % p-value verbal % p-value physical % p-value
Age (years)               
30-39 658 15.19 176 26.7 0.001 65 9.9 <.0001 197 29.9 <.0001 42 6.4 <.0001
40-49 1175 27.12 372 31.7   96 8.2   363 30.9   61 5.2  
50-59 877 20.24 269 30.7   71 8.1   244 27.8   25 2.9  
60-69 762 17.59 194 25.5   39 5.1   174 22.8   11 1.4  
70+ 860 19.85 211 24.5   27 3.1   180 20.9   9 1.0  
Education               
None or elementary school 1400 32.32 404 28.9 0.448 78 5.6 0.061 358 25.6 0.185 21 1.5 <.0001
Middle or high school 2068 47.74 589 28.5   157 7.6   549 26.5   79 3.8  
University or higher 864 19.94 229 26.5   63 7.3   251 29.1   48 5.6  
Household income               
Quartile 1 1038 23.96 300 28.9 0.766 59 5.7 0.239 273 26.3 0.932 22 2.1 0.027
Quartile 2 1055 24.35 306 29.0   74 7.0   288 27.3   36 3.4  
Quartile 3 1098 25.35 304 27.7   87 7.9   297 27.0   39 3.6  
Quartile 4 1141 26.34 312 27.3   78 6.8   300 26.3   51 4.5  
Employment status               
Employed full time 2094 48.34 582 27.8 0.072 161 7.7 <.0001 591 28.2 0.000 97 4.6 <.0001
Employed part time 875 20.2 277 31.7   75 8.6   263 30.1   28 3.2  
Self employed 189 4.36 50 26.5   15 7.9   44 23.3   10 5.3  
Unemployed 1174 27.1 313 26.7   47 4.0   260 22.1   13 1.1  
Perceived wealth in childhood               
Poor 1548 35.73 463 29.9 0.179 118 7.6 0.316 440 28.4 0.050 47 3.0 0.052
Average 2219 51.22 605 27.3   146 6.6   587 26.5   89 4.0  
Wealthy 565 13.04 154 27.3   34 6.0   131 23.2   12 2.1  
Satisfaction with family relationships               
Satisfied 3396 78.39 841 24.8 <.0001 168 4.9 <.0001 811 23.9 <.0001 88 2.6 <.0001
Neutral 780 18.01 294 37.7   88 11.3   264 33.8   34 4.4  
Not satisfied 156 3.6 87 55.8   42 26.9   83 53.2   26 16.7  
Satisfaction with one’s personal life               
Satisfied 1451 33.49 303 20.9 <.0001 58 4.0 <.0001 296 20.4 <.0001 37 2.5 0.000
Neutral 2216 51.15 654 29.5   154 6.9   596 26.9   71 3.2  
Not satisfied 665 15.35 265 39.8   86 12.9   266 40.0   40 6.0  
Smoking               
Never 4254 98.2 1199 28.2 0.800 292 6.9 0.775 1134 26.7 0.416 141 3.3 0.006
Ever 78 1.8 23 29.5   6 7.7   24 30.8   7 9.0  
Alcohol intake               
Nondrinker 3026 69.85 778 25.7 <.0001 179 5.9 0.000 721 23.8 <.0001 81 2.7 <.0001
Light drinker (1-4 drinks) 1046 24.15 345 33.0   88 8.4   342 32.7   44 4.2  
Moderate drinker (5-9 drinks) 213 4.92 81 38.0   24 11.3   75 35.2   17 8.0  
Heavy drinker (10 ≤ drinks) 47 1.08 18 38.3   7 14.9   20 42.6   6 12.8  
Total 4332 100 1222 28.2   298 6.9   1158 26.7   148 3.4