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Table 2 Association between reporting intimate partner violence and characteristics of respondents

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

Type of IPV and characteristic of woman Total Women (n = 417) Number (%) reporting IPV, 137 (32.9 %) χ2, p-value
Emotional violence    
Age (Years)    0.60, 0.96
 25–29 161 82 (50.9)  
 30–34 100 48 (48.0)  
 35–39 82 42 (51.2)  
 40–44 61 30 (49.2)  
 45–50 67 36 (53.7)  
Marital status    
 Casual partner 74 35 (47.3) 4.47, 0.11
 Married/Cohabiting 317 154 (48.6)  
 Previously married 80 49 (61.3)  
Education status    2.13, 0.35
 None/Informal 16 6 (37.5)  
 Primary 340 178 (52.4)  
 Secondary and above 115 54 (47.0)  
Physical violence    
Age (Years)    3.22, 0.52
 25–29 161 80 (49.7)  
 30–34 100 40 (40.0)  
 35–39 82 35 (42.7)  
 40–44 61 25 (41.0)  
 45–50 67 32 (47.8)  
Marital status    6.21, 0.05
 Casual partner 74 30 (40.5)  
 Married/Cohabiting 317 136 (42.9)  
 Previously married 80 46 (57.5)  
Education status    3.66, 0.16
 None/Informal 16 7 (47.8)  
 Primary 340 162 (47.6)  
 Secondary and above 115 43 (37.4)  
Sexual violence    
Age (Years)    1.84, 0.76
 25–29 161 50 (31.1)  
 30–34 100 29 (29.0)  
 35–39 82 25 (30.5)  
 40–44 61 18 (29.5)  
 45–50 67 15 (22.4)  
Marital status    0.63, 0.73
 Casual partner 74 20 (27.0)  
 Married/Cohabiting 317 91 (28.7)  
 Previously married 80 26 (32.5)  
Education status    2.67, 0.23
 None/Informal 16 6 (37.5)  
 Primary 340 104 (30.6)  
 Secondary and above 115 27 (23.5)