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Table 2 General characteristics of the study sample in this study. (DV vs No DV)

From: The prevalence of domestic violence and its association with family factors: a cross-sectional study among pregnant women in urban communities of Hengyang City, China

VariablesDV (n = 127)No DV (n = 686)Total (n = 813)χ2 valuep value
Age   0.1890.910
 <2635 (27.6)202 (29.4)237 (29.2)  
 27–3267 (52.8)354 (51.6)421 (51.8)  
 >3325 (19.7)130 (19.0)155 (19.1)  
Ethnicity   0.6900.406
 Minority4 (3.1)11 (1.6)15 (1.8)  
 Han ethnic123 (96.9)675 (98.4)798 (98.2)  
Marital status   0.7390.390
 Stable111 (87.4)617 (89.9)728 (89.5)  
 Unstable16 (12.6)69 (10.1)85 (10.5)  
Education   1.0640.302
 Senior school / technical school or less48 (37.8)293 (42.7)341 (41.9)  
 College / university degree or above79 (62.2)393 (57.3)472 (58.1)  
Occupation   0.9440.331
 Employed98 (77.2)501 (73)599 (73.7)  
 Unemployed29 (22.8)185 (27)214 (26.3)  
Education (partner)   1.0640.302
 Senior school / technical school or less48 (37.8)293 (42.7)341 (41.9)  
 College / university degree or above79 (62.2)393 (57.3)472 (58.1)  
Occupation (partner)   0.0190.890
 Employed125 (98.4)674 (98.3)799 (98.3)  
 Unemployed2 (1.6)12 (1.7)14 (1.7)  
Monthly per capita household income   4.0250.259
  ≤ 300012 (9.4)61 (8.9)73 (9.0)  
 3001–500044 (34.6)256 (37.3)300 (36.9)  
 5001–800051 (40.2)221 (32.2)272 (33.5)  
 >800120 (15.7)148 (21.6)168 (20.7)  
Medical insurance   4.2750.039
 Yes102 (80.3)490 (71.4)592 (72.8)  
 No25 (19.7)196 (28.6)221 (27.2)  
Smoking habit   0.0020.960
 Yes1 (0.8)2 (0.3)3 (0.4)  
 No126 (99.2)684 (99.7)810 (99.6)  
Drinking habit   9.4990.002
 Yes22 (17.3)58 (8.5)80 (9.8)  
 No105 (82.7)628 (91.5)733 (90.2)  
Smoking habit (partner)   0.0420.838
 Yes46 (36.2)242 (35.3)288 (35.4)  
 No81 (63.8)444 (64.7)525 (64.6)  
Drinking habit (partner)   1.3930.238
 Yes55 (43.3)259 (37.8)314 (38.6)  
 No72 (56.7)427 (62.2)499 (61.4)  
Mode of pregnancy   1.1130.291
 Natural conception124 (97.6)656 (95.6)780 (95.9)  
 Artificial impregnation3 (2.4)30 (4.4)33 (4.1)  
History of delivery   0.3880.533
  ≤ 166 (89.2)347 (86.5)413 (86.9)  
 >18 (10.8)54 (13.5)62 (13.1)  
Pregnancy intention   0.9580.328
 Intended70 (55.1)410 (59.8)480 (59.0)  
 Unintended57 (44.9)276 (40.2)333 (41.0)  
Multiple abortions/sterility   11.4760.001
 Yes16 (12.6)33 (4.8)49 (6.0)  
 No111 (874)653 (95.2)764 (94.0)  
Regular antenatal examination   1.8360.175
 Yes120 (94.5)623 (90.8)743 (91.4)  
 No7 (5.5)63 (9.2)70 (8.6)  
Pregestational diseases   0.6760.411
 Yes3 (2.4)7 (1.0)10 (1.2)  
 No124 (97.6)679 (90.0)803 (98.8)  
Pregnancy complications   3.2640.071
 Yes19 (15.0)66 (9.6)85 (10.5)  
 No108 (85.0)620 (90.4)728 (89.5)  
  1. Abbreviations: DV domestic violence
  2. Data are presented as n (%)
  3. Characters in bold means statistical significance p<0.05