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Table 4 Frequency distribution of attitude towards intimate partner violence

From: Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence towards female students of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Characteristics Agree Don’t know Disagree Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
A good woman obeys her husband even if she disagrees with his views 797 (58.8) 268 (19.8) 290 (21.4) 1355 (100)
Family problems should be discussed within the family 920 (67.9) 233 (17.2) 202 (14.9) 1355 (100)
It is necessary for a man to show his wife/partner who is boss at home 261 (19.3) 326 (24.0) 768 (56.7) 1355 (100)
A woman should choose her friends even if her partner disagrees 343 (25.3) 396 (29.2) 616 (45.5) 1355 (100)
It’s a woman obligation to have sex with her husband anytime he wants it 493 (36.4) 347 (25.6) 515 (38.0) 1355 (100)
If a man beats his wife others should interfere 558 (41.2) 423 (31.2) 374 (27.6) 1355 (100)