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Table 1 Distribution of study participants by background characteristics (n = 471)

From: Magnitude and factors associated with intimate partner violence in mainland Tanzania

Characteristic Number (%)
Current age (years)
 25–29 161 (34.2)
 30–34 100 (21.2)
 35–39 82 (17.4)
 40–44 61 (13.0)
 45–50 67 (14.2)
Education
 Below secondary 356 (75.6)
 Secondary and above 115 (24.4)
Current marital status
 Casual Partner 74 (15.7)
 Married/Cohabiting 317 (67.3)
 Divorced/Widow 80 (17.0)
Occupationa
 Small scale farming 140 (29.7)
 Employed/Business 306 (30.1)
 Otherb 19 (4.1)
  1. aNumbers do not add up to 471 because of missing responses
  2. bHousewife, unemployed or student