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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Intimate partner violence among pregnant women in Rwanda

Variable Total (%) n HIVpositive % (n) HIVnegative % (n)
Age (years)    
   18–25 26.5 (159) 28.0 (84) 18.7 (56)
   26–34 50.2 (301) 52.3 (157) 48.0 (144)
   35–47 23.3 (140) 19.7 (59) 33.3 (100)
Education    
   No formal education 25.0 (150) 19.7 (59) 30.3 (91)
   Elementary education 54.5 (325) 61.3 (184) 47.7 (143)
   High school and beyond 20.5 (123 19.0 (57) 22.0 (66)
Marital status    
   Married 46.3 (278) 43.3 (130) 49.3 (148)
   Divorced 39.0 (234) 39.0 (152) 39.0 (152)
   Single 14.7 (88) 17.7 (53) 11.7 (35)
Sexual abuse before 14 years of age    
   Yes 19.8 (118) 23.2 (69) 16.4 (49)
   No 80.2 (479) 76.9 (229) 83.6 (250)
Male partner's consumption of alcohol    
   Never 23.5 (141) 19 (57) 28.0 (84)
   Sometimes 39.7 (238) 43.3 (130) 36.0 (108)
   Frequently or always 36.8 (221) 37.7 (113) 36.0 (108)
Male partner with other wife or sexual partners    
   Yes 12.9 (76) 18.0 (53) 7.8 (23)
   No 87.1 (513) 82.0 (241) 92.2 (272)
Physical violence in last 12 month 35.1 (210) 46.0 (138) 24.7 (74)