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Table 2 Final multivariate logistic regression models to identify factors associated with past year physical and sexual partner violence among currently married/cohabiting women

From: Unequal power relations and partner violence against women in Tanzania: a cross-sectional analysis

  Individual model Relational model
AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Woman’s characteristics
 Capital assets Doesn’t own 1    1   
  Owns alone 1.47 0.95 2.30 1.38 0.91 2.11
  Joint ownership 1.51 0.98 2.33 1.50 0.99 2.28
 Parity None 1    1   
  1 1.55 0.78 3.08 1.49 0.76 2.93
  2 2.00 1.02 3.93 1.87 0.97 3.61
  3 1.89 0.93 3.87 1.45 0.76 2.77
  4 1.94 0.80 4.70 1.33 0.65 2.72
  5 or more 2.33 0.94 5.77 1.46 0.72 2.99
 Age at first intercourse 18 years or more 1    1   
17 years or less 1.51 1.00 2.26 1.72 1.14 2.58
 Attitudes No reason to hit 1      
  At least one reason to hit 1.65 1.14 2.39    
 Non partner sexual violence No 1    1   
Yes 2.30 0.99 5.35 2.28 0.93 5.59
 Mother hit No/DK 1    1   
  Yes 2.22 1.58 3.13 2.25 1.61 3.13
Man’s characteristics
 Working Unpaid/In-kinda 1      
  Seasonal paid 0.49 0.30 0.79    
  Stable paid 0.43 0.26 0.74    
 Attitudes No reason to hit 1      
  At least one reason to hit 1.57 1.12 2.19    
 Polygamy No 1    1   
  Yes 1.87 1.02 3.43 1.90 1.03 3.49
 Frequent alcohol use No 1      
Yes 1.83 1.23 2.71    
Relational factors
 Relative age Same     1   
Him older 5–9 years     0.79 0.54 1.15
Him older 10+ years     0.52 0.31 0.85
Her older 5+ years     0.50 0.14 1.81
 Relative employment status Both unpaid/not working     1   
Both same type     0.40 0.23 0.72
Him higher     0.49 0.29 0.82
Hers higher     0.59 0.30 1.14
 Relative attitudes Both no reason     1   
Both reason to hit     2.84 1.75 4.60
Him reason     1.94 1.03 3.64
Her reason     1.83 1.18 2.84
 Relative alcohol use Neither use     1   
Both used     3.25 1.44 7.36
Him only     1.64 1.05 2.55
Her only     1.33 0.58 3.03
 Location Rural     1   
  Urban     0.87 0.58 1.32
  1. aIncludes not working