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Table 1 Characteristics of women participated in the study

From: Intimate partner violence against women in the Erbil city of the Kurdistan region, Iraq

Characteristics No. (%)
Marital status
  Married 753 (94.1)
  Widowed 35 (4.4)
  Divorced/Separated 12 (1.5)
Age group (years)
  16-25 114 (14.2)
  25-34 276 (34.5)
  35-44 261 (32.6)
  45-54 122 (15.3)
  55-65 27 (3.4)
Age at marriage (years)
  < 18 295 (36.9)
  ≥ 18 505 (63.1)
Duration of marriage (years)
  < 5 147 (18.4)
  5.0-15 322 (40.2)
  ≥ 16 331 (41.4)
No. of children
  0 101 (12.6)
  1-2 220 (27.5)
  ≥ 3 479 (59.9)
Years of formal education
  0* 303 (37.9)
  1- 6 262 (32.7)
  7 - 9 83 (10.4)
  10 - 12 47 (5.9)
  > 12 105 (13.1)
  Total 800 (100.0)
  1. Illiterate and unschooled.*