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Table 1 Background characteristics of currently married women who participated in the violence module of the NFHS-4 Women’s Survey (n = 58,409) in India

From: Association of intimate partner violence and other risk factors with HIV infection among married women in India: evidence from National Family Health Survey 2015–16

Background variables Sample Percentage
HIV
 No 58,296 99.80
 Yes 113 0.20
IPV
 No 56,680 97.04
 Yes 1729 2.96
Alcoholic husband
 No 40,281 68.96
 Yes 18,128 31.04
No. of lifetime partner
 One 56,230 96.27
 More than one 2179 3.73
Ever used condom/nirodh
 Yes 8660 14.83
 No 49,749 85.17
Sexually active
 Yes 42,172 72.19
 No 16,237 27.81
Age group
 15–24 9732 16.66
 25–29 12,855 22.01
 30–34 12,308 21.07
 35–39 10,026 17.17
 40–49 13,488 23.09
Number of children alive
 No 5314 9.10
 Single 10,991 18.82
 More than one 42,104 72.08
Education
 No 19,194 32.86
 Primary 8517 14.58
 Secondary 25,251 43.23
 Higher 5447 9.33
Husband’s education
 No 10,866 18.60
 Primary 8781 15.03
 Secondary 31,136 53.31
 Higher 7626 13.06
Wealth status
 Poorest 11,403 19.52
 Poorer 12,417 21.26
 Middle 12,183 20.86
 Rich 11,577 19.82
 Richest 10,829 18.54
Access to electricity
 No 6217 10.92
 Yes 50,716 89.08
Access to television
 No 19,565 34.36
 Yes 37,368 65.64
Religion
 Hindu 44,423 76.06
 Muslim 7712 13.20
 Christian 3527 6.04
 Others 2747 4.70
Caste
 SC 10,512 18.00
 ST 10,029 17.17
 OBC 22,986 39.35
 Others 14,882 25.48
Place of residence
 Rural 41,565 71.16
 Urban 16,844 28.84