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Table 1 Background characteristics of respondents

From: Association between experiences of intimate partner sexual violence and cigarette smoking among women in union in Papua New Guinea: evidence from a nationally representative survey

Characteristics Total n(%)                      Cigarette smoking Pearson chi-square
   Yes n (%) No, n (%) P-value
Age groups (yrs)      < 0.001
 15–19 358(3.6) 71(19.8) 287(80.2)  
 20–24 1493(15.1) 357(23.9) 1136(76.1)  
 25–29 2008(20.4) 522(26.0) 1486(74.0)  
 30–34 1900(19.3) 457(24.0) 1443(76.0)  
 35–39 1755(17.8) 353(20.1) 1402(79.9)  
 40–44 1324(13.4) 271(20.5) 1053(79.5)  
 45–49 1030(10.4) 117(17.2) 853(82.8)  
Region      < 0.001
 Southern 2810(28.5) 509(18.1) 2301(81.9)  
 Highlands 2817(28.6) 647(23.0) 2170(77.0)  
 Momase 2014(20.4) 579(28.8) 1435(71.3)  
 Islands 2227(22.6) 473(21.2) 1754(78.8)  
Place of residence      < 0.001
 Rural 7453(75.5) 1485(19.9) 5968(80.1)  
 Urban 2415(24.5) 723(29.9) 1692(70.1)  
Highest education level     0.009
 No education 2266(23.0) 530(23.4) 1736(76.6)  
 Primary 4899(49.7) 1028(21.0) 3871(79.0)  
 Secondary 2303(23.3) 559(24.3) 1744(75.7)  
 Higher 400(4.0) 91(22.8) 309(77.2)  
Religion     0.003
 Christian 9756(99.0) 2170(22.2) 7586(77.8)  
 Non-Christian 53(0.6) 17(32.1) 36(67.9)  
 No religion 47(0.4) 19(40.4) 28(59.6)  
Wealth index      < 0.001
 Poorest 1485(15.0) 340(22.9) 1145(77.1)  
 Poorer 1576(16.0) 340(21.6) 1236(78.4)  
 Middle 1835(18.6) 334(18.2) 1501(81.8)  
 Richer 2393(24.3) 518(21.7) 1875(78.4)  
 Richest 2579(26.1) 676(26.2) 1903(73.8)  
Marital status     0.080
 Married 8193(83.0) 1806(22.0) 6387(78.0)  
 Co-habitation 1675(17.0) 402(24.0) 1273(76.0)  
Currently residing with partner     0.031
 Living together 8503(86.6) 1867(22.0) 6636(78.0)  
 Staying elsewhere 1316(13.4) 324(24.6) 992(75.4)  
Number of kids      < 0.001
 None 945(9.6) 272(28.8) 673(71.2)  
 1–2 3335(33.8) 792(23.8) 2543(76.2)  
 3–4 3140(31.8) 688(21.9) 2452(78.1)  
 5–6 1734(17.6) 315(18.2) 1419(81.8)  
 7 and more 714(7.2) 141(19.8) 573(80.2)  
Occupational status      < 0.001
 Not working 6044(62.1) 1348(22.3) 4696(77.7)  
 Professional/technical/managerial 570(5.9) 112(19.7) 458(80.3)  
 Clerical 210(2.2) 55(26.2) 155(73.8)  
 Sales 486(5.0) 123(25.3) 363(74.7)  
 Agricultural 1508(15.5) 261(17.3) 1247(82.7)  
 Services 841(8.6) 254(30.2) 587(69.8)  
 Manual job 77(0.8) 23(29.9) 54(70.1)  
Sexual violence      < 0.001
 No 2688(74.1) 551(20.5) 2137(79.5)  
 Yes 938(25.9) 251(26.8) 687(73.2)