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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants (N = 20)

From: Barriers to women’s disclosure of domestic violence in health services in Palestine: qualitative interview-based study

Characteristics n
Age (years)
 20–29 8
 30–39 8
 40–49 3
 50–59 1
Educational status
 Primary 3
 Secondary 7
 University 5
 Vocational education 5
Employment status
 Currently employed 3
 Unemployed 17
Marital status (self-defined)
 Separated* 10
 Divorced 7
 Married 3
Type of marriage
 Traditional** 18
 Modern 2
Length of marriage
 Less than 10 years 12
 More than 10 years 8
  1. *Separated: not officially divorced, **Traditional: family arrangement