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Table 1 Percentage distribution of married women socio-demographics and experience of intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) in Uganda (DHS 2011)

From: Partners’ controlling behaviors and intimate partner sexual violence among married women in Uganda

Variables % of women Frequency % reported IPSV p-value
Age group     0.459
15-24 29.7 388 24.6  
25-34 40.6 531 28.7  
35+ 29.7 388 25.4  
Region     0.006
Central 28.0 366 24.9  
Eastern 26.3 344 34.4  
Northern 19.2 251 26.0  
Western 26.4 346 20.7  
Residence     0.262
Urban 16.4 214 23.0  
Rural 83.6 1093 27.2  
Age at first sex     0.038
18+ 29.9 391 20.8  
<14 22.8 298 29.2  
15-17 47.3 618 28.8  
Current marital status     0.119
Married 55.3 723 24.4  
Cohabiting 44.7 584 29.1  
Duration of union in years     0.537
0-4 24.1 315 22.3  
5-9 20.8 272 27.5  
10-14 18.7 244 27.6  
15-19 15.3 199 26.3  
20+ 21.2 277 29.5  
Parity     0.297
0 6.7 87 19.7  
1-4 50.0 653 25.3  
5+ 43.4 567 29.0  
Women’s education level     0.017
No education 17.0 222 24.1  
Primary 60.1 785 29.9  
Secondary 22.9 299 19.5  
Wealth index     0.105
Poorest 18.6 243 30.3  
Poorer 19.9 260 29.3  
Middle 20.1 262 28.1  
Richer 19.5 255 26.9  
Richest 21.9 287 19.0  
Woman’s father ever beat her mother     0.004
No 43.0 562 22.1  
Yes 45.9 600 31.7  
Don’t know 11.1 144 22.2  
Women’s occupation     0.056
Not working 23.7 310 24.3  
Professional/technical/managerial 4.0 52 9.1  
Agriculture 53.4 698 28.5  
Sales 18.9 247 27.5  
Woman owns house alone or jointly     0.402
No 42.7 558 25.1  
Yes 57.3 749 27.6  
Woman decides alone or jointly on:     
Spending her income     0.406
No 56.2 734 25.4  
Yes 43.8 573 27.9  
Her own healthcare     0.506
No 40.8 533 27.7  
Yes 59.2 774 25.7  
Large household purchases     0.402
No 43.8 572 27.9  
Yes 56.2 735 25.4  
Visits to family     0.177
No 42.4 555 28.9  
Yes 57.6 752 24.8  
What to do with partner’s income     0.003
No 54.3 710 30.6  
Yes 45.7 597 21.7  
Beating justified if wife:     
Goes out without telling husband     0.457
No 59.1 772 25.6  
Yes 40.9 535 27.8  
Neglects the children     0.021
No 52.3 683 23.3  
Yes 47.7 624 30.1  
Argues with husband     0.014
No 69.8 912 24.1  
Yes 30.2 395 32.1  
Refuses to have sex with husband     0.863
No 76.2 996 26.4  
Yes 23.8 311 27.0  
Burns the food     0.046
No 85.0 1112 25.4  
Yes 15.0 195 33.1  
Total 100.0 1307 26.5