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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Determination of the factors affecting sexual violence against women in Turkey: a population-based analysis

Variables Frequencies %
Region
 TR1 1399 7.6
 TR2/TR4 3075 16.6
 TR3 1517 8.2
 TR6 1614 8.7
 TR5/TR7 2922 15.8
 TR8/TR9 2962 16.0
 TRC 1734 9.4
 TRA/TRB 3288 17.8
Place of residence
 Rural 5158 27.9
 Urban 13,353 72.1
Age
 15–24 years 2795 15.1
 25–34 years 5855 31.6
 35–44 years 4890 26.4
 45–54 years 3630 19.6
 55 + years 1341 7.2
Level of education
 Illiterate 3010 16.3
 Elementary school graduate 8986 48.6
 Secondary school graduate 1820 9.8
 High school graduate 2975 16.1
 University graduate 1717 9.3
Employment
 Unemployed 14,635 79.1
 Employed 3876 20.9
Marital status   
 Single 1433 7.7
 Married 15,925 86.0
 Widowed /divorced/separated 1153 6.2
Number of children
 No children 2689 14.5
 One child 2901 15.7
 Two or more children 12,921 69.8