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Table 3 Results of logistic regressions of the different forms of IPV and the explanatory factors

From: Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence among ever-married men in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey

Variables Model on emotional IPV Model on sexual IPV Model on physical IPV Model on any IPV
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Age
 15-24 (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 25-34 1.03 (0.71-1.50) 0.885 0.86 (0.50-1.46) 0.564 0.97 (0.61-1.55) 0.912 0.94 (0.66-1.35) 0.747
 35+ 0.99 (0.63-1.56) 0.964 0.63 (0.35-1.15) 0.134 0.83 (0.48-1.42) 0.497 0.98 (0.63-1.53) 0.943
Education
 No education (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Primary 0.96 (0.61-1.51) 0.861 1.15 (0.51-2.58) 0.733 1.01 (0.62-1.66) 0.958 1.18 (0.75-1.83) 0.475
 Secondary+ 0.85 (0.51-1.39) 0.513 1.04 (0.44-2.46) 0.922 0.68 (0.40-1.15) 0.148 1.03 (0.63-1.66) 0.912
Region
 Central (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Eastern 1.14 (0.81-1.59) 0.447 0.72 (0.44-1.19) 0.204 2.08 (1.43-3.02) 0.000 1.29 (0.94-1.79) 0.118
 Northern 1.29 (0.89-1.87) 0.183 0.42 (0.21-0.87) 0.019 1.71 (1.10-2.65) 0.017 1.34 (0.92-1.94) 0.127
Western 1.33 (0.97-1.82) 0.075 0.58 (0.37-0.92) 0.019 1.67 (1.19-2.34) 0.003 1.41 (1.03-1.93) 0.032
Wealth status
 Poorest (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Poorer 1.07 (0.80-1.43) 0.651 1.96 (1.08-3.57) 0.027 1.68 (1.16-2.42) 0.006 1.23 (0.91-1.65) 0.175
 Middle 1.30 (0.92-1.84) 0.132 1.49 (0.80-2.78) 0.204 1.54 (1.02-2.32) 0.039 1.37 (0.97-1.93) 0.072
 Richer 1.18 (0.83-1.68) 0.346 1.33 (0.69-2.54) 0.391 1.77 (1.15-2.73) 0.010 1.30 (0.92-1.83) 0.131
 Richest 1.10 (0.72-1.66) 0.664 1.28 (0.59-2.78) 0.539 1.82 (1.10-3.02) 0.020 1.19 (0.79-1.79) 0.404
Type of earning from a man's work
 Not paid (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Paid cash, in-kind or both 1.41 (1.03-1.94) 0.034 1.50 (0.87-2.57) 0.144 0.83 (0.60-1.16) 0.275 1.21 (0.89-1.66) 0.230
Partner takes alcohol
 No (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Yes 1.94 (1.24-3.04) 0.004 0.33 (0.13-0.87) 0.025 1.26 (0.77-2.07) 0.363 1.62 (1.06-2.49) 0.027
Frequency of partner being drunk
 Never (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Often 2.09 (0.88-5.00) 0.097 6.47 (2.08-20.11) 0.001 5.90 (2.84-12.29) 0.000 4.47 (1.75-11.41) 0.002
 Sometimes 1.08 (0.66-1.76) 0.766 3.46 (1.20-9.98) 0.022 2.57 (1.48-4.48) 0.001 1.42 (0.89-2.26) 0.139
Witnessing parental violence
 No (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Yes 1.35 (1.09-1.69) 0.007 1.26 (0.86-1.85) 0.226 1.20 (0.93-1.54) 0.158 1.42 (1.14-1.76) 0.001
Duration of relationship
 0-4 years (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 5-9 years 1.42 (1.04-1.94) 0.028 0.85 (0.51-1.42) 0.544 1.19 (0.81-1.74) 0.369 1.17 (0.88-1.55) 0.271
 10+ years 1.55 (1.07-2.23) 0.020 0.85 (0.53-1.36) 0.492 1.25 (0.84-1.87) 0.261 1.12 (0.81-1.56) 0.481
Partner’s controlling behaviours
 No (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Yes 6.08 (4.43-8.34) 0.000 6.82 (3.73-12.46) 0.000 2.75 (1.88-4.02) 0.000 4.52 (3.43-5.96) 0.000
Number of wives
 Formerly married (RC) 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 I Wife 0.44 (0.30-0.65) 0.000 0.61 (0.37-1.01) 0.056 0.54 (0.36-0.80) 0.002 0.49 (0.34-0.72) 0.000
 2 or more wives 0.45 (0.29-0.69) 0.000 0.61 (0.32-1.18) 0.144 0.59 (0.37-0.94) 0.028 0.52 (0.34-0.79) 0.002
  1. Bold means p-value <0.05