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Table 2 Percentage distribution of married women by male partners’ related factors, controlling behaviors and experience of 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
Partners’ age group     0.405
15-24 9.9 130 22.2  
25-34 35 458 25.3  
35-44 31.8 416 30.0  
45+ 23.2 303 25.4  
Partner’s education level     0.077
No education 10.1 132 25.6  
Primary 54 706 29.9  
Secondary 27.5 360 22.6  
Higher 8.4 109 18.8  
Husband/partner:     
Jealous if woman talks with men     0.000
No 43.6 570 15.3  
Yes 56.4 737 35.2  
Accuses her of unfaithfulness     0.000
No 68.1 890 19.9  
Yes 31.9 418 40.6  
Does not permit her to meet female friends     0.000
No 73.8 965 21.1  
Yes 26.2 342 41.8  
Limits her contact with family     0.000
No 81.5 1066 21.9  
Yes 18.5 241 46.8  
Insists on knowing where she is     0.000
No 45.2 591 18.4  
Yes 54.8 716 33.2  
Partner drinks alcohol     0.000
No 55.0 719 25.4  
Yes, but never gets drunk 4.8 63 8.3  
Yes, sometimes gets drunk 25.0 326 21.8  
Yes, often gets drunk 15.2 199 44.1  
Woman afraid of partner     0.000
Never 54.4 711 18.2  
Sometimes 27.1 354 35.1  
Often 18.5 242 38.5  
Total 100 1307 26.5