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Table 6 Factors associated with GBV among high school students included in the study, June 2017

From: Prevalence and determinants of gender-based violence among high school female students in Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia: an institutionally based cross-sectional study

Variables GBV
N = 604
Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio(95% CI)
yes no
School
 Public 318 153 2.24(1.52, 3.31) 1.75 (1.10, 2.76)**
 Private 64 69 1.00 1.00
Witnessing violence
 Yes 117 32 2.62(1.70, 4.04) 1.92 (1.19, 3.11)**
  No 265 190 1.00 1.00
Chew chat (khat, Catha edulis)
 Yes 51 15 2.13(1.17, 3.88) 0.28 (0.10, 0.75)
 No 331 207 1.00 1.00
Smoking
 Yes 46 3 9.99 (3.07, 32.53) 4.16 (0.93, 18.54)
 No 336 219 1.00 1.00
Lifetime alcohol
 Yes 53 3 11.50 (3.55, 37.29) 3.30 (0.62, 17.51)
  No 330 219 1.00 1.00
Friend alcohol use
 Yes 109 26 3.01 (1.89, 4.79) 2.18 (1.26, 3.77)**
  No 273 196 1.00 1.00
Regular boyfriend
 Yes 180 52 2.91 (2.01, 4.22) 2.02 (1.08, 3.79)*
 No 202 170 1.00 1.00
Sexual intercourse
 Yes 106 9 9.09 (4.49, 18.37) 6.10 (2.49, 14.93)***
 No 276 213 1.00 1.00
  1. Note:***- statistically significant at p-value < 0.001; **- statistically significant at p-value < 0.01, *- statistically significant at p-value < 0.05