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Table 2 IPV perpetration disaggregated by categorical variables

From: Mental ill health and factors associated with men’s use of intimate partner violence in Zimbabwe

  Total Never IPV in lifetime IPV once or more in lifetime P Value No IPV in past 12 months IPV in past 12 months P value
  n % n % n %   n % n %  
Age: 18–29 years 1038 36.6 685 40.9 353 30.4 0.0005 938 36.3 100 40 0.147
30–44 years 1090 38.4 613 36.6 477 41.1   985 38.1 105 42  
45+ years 709 25 377 22.5 332 28.6   664 25.7 45 18  
Education: Secondary school incomplete 1011 35.7 559 33.4 452 39 0.1721 927 35.9 84 33.7 0.7713
Secondary school complete only 1473 52 904 54 569 49.1   1337 51.7 136 54.6  
Secondary school complete and higher 349 12.3 210 12.6 139 12   320 12.4 29 11.7  
Employed in the last 12 months 1201 42.5 688 41.2 513 44.3 0.2319 1065 41.3 136 54.4 0.0007
Binge drinking 610 22.1 269 16.4 341 30.2 0.0002 522 20.7 88 35.9 < 0.0001
Sexual partners in past 12 months: None 213 8.1 130 8.6 83 7.5 0.0618 199 8.4 14 5.7 0.0119
One 1649 63 965 64.2 684 61.5   1513 63.8 136 55.5  
Two or more 754 28.8 409 27.2 345 31   659 27.8 95 38.8