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Table 4 Independent associations between IPV experiences and health outcomes

From: Factors associated with recent intimate partner violence experience amongst currently married women in Afghanistan and health impacts of IPV: a cross sectional study

   Depressive symptoms PTSD symptoms Life satisfaction (> = less) Health rating Suicidal ideation Disability severity
IPV Categorisation (model 1) n adjusted ß coefficients pvalue adjusted ß coefficients pvalue adjusted ß coefficients pvalue adjusted ß coefficients pvalue aOR pvalue adjusted ß coefficients p value
None 597 base   base   base   base   base   base  
One or more emotional IPV episodes only 106 0.48(−1.17–2.13) 0.569 0.07(−0.01–0.16) 0.096 1.02(0.52–1.51) < 0.0001 0.14(−0.02–0.31) 0.087 1.60(0.53–4.79) 0.403 0.30(− 0.01–0.60) 0.059
One or more physical IPV and one or more emotional IPV episodes 199 4.98(3.65–6.31) < 0.0001 0.25(0.18–0.32) < 0.0001 1.33(0.94–1.72) < 0.0001 0.40(0.27–0.53) < 0.0001 9.92(4.96–19.83) < 0.0001 1.00(0.75–1.24) < 0.0001
IPV Categorisation (model 2)              
None 672 base   base   base   base   base   base  
Two or more emotional IPV episodes only 75 1.66(−0.23–3.54) 0.086 0.10(−0.00–1.20) 0.06 1.09(0.53–1.66) < 0.0001 0.32(0.13–0.51) 0.001 1.17(0.32–4.23) 0.812 0.48(0.13–0.83) 0.008
Two or more physical IPV & two or more emotional IPV episodes 155 5.39(3.97–6.80) < 0.0001 0.23(0.15–3.03) < 0.0001 1.18(0.75–1.60) < 0.0001 0.43(0.29–057) < 0.0001 8.49(4.52–15.94) < 0.0001 0.99(0.72–1.25) < 0.0001
  1. Adjusted for age, education, food insecurity and clustering
  2. Bolded numbers are significant at p < 0.05