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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of women of childbearing age. Peru 2015–2017 (n = 63,859)

From: Rural–urban migration as a factor associated with physical and sexual intimate partner violence Peru 2015–2017: a secondary analysis of a national study

Levels  Sociodemographic Characteristics of women n (%)a CI 95%
Lla Ula
Individual Age
15–29 years 24,956 (30.1) 29.5 30.8
30–49 years 38,963 (69.9) 69.2 70.5
Educationb
None/Early education 1514 (2.1) 1.9 2.3
Primary 16,049 (23.3) 22.4 24.2
Secondary 28,442 (43.8) 42.8 44.8
Higher (non-university) 10,521 (18.0) 17.3 18.6
Higher (University and postgraduate) 7332 (12.9) 12.0 13.7
History of physical aggression by father toward mother
No 33,842 (53.7) 52.9 54.5
Yes 27,727 (42.9) 42.1 43.7
Does not know/Did not answer 2290 (3.3) 3.1 3.6
Mother tongue
Spanish 57,611 (93.1) 92.4 93.7
Quechua 4959 (5.4) 4.9 6.0
Aymara 346 (0.6) 0.4 0.9
Other indigenous language/foreign language 943 (0.9) 0.7 1.2
Socioeconomic status
Lower quintile 16,403 (19.2) 18.2 20.3
Second quintile 17,381 (22.7) 21.6 23.7
Third quintile 13,245 (21.4) 20.6 22.2
Fourth quintile 9948 (19.7) 18.8 20.6
Upper quintile 6882 (17.1) 15.9 18.4
Number of children
None 1816 (6.0) 5.6 6.4
One child 16,026 (24.9) 24.3 25.6
Two children 19,937 (31.6) 30.9 32.2
Three or more children 26,080 (37.5) 36.7 38.3
Interviewee has paid occupationc
No 23,832 (33.6) 32.8 34.4
Yes 40,024 (66.4) 65.6 67.2
STD reported in the last 12 months
Does not know STD signs/simptoms 21,437 (29.6) 28.6 30.6
No 41,983 (69.8) 68.8 70.8
Yes 397 (0.6) 0.5 0.7
Unknown 42 (0.1) 0.03 0.1
Relationships Marital status
Married 18,116 (30.7) 29.8 31.5
Cohabitating 38,093 (53.8) 52.9 54.6
Separated/Divorced/Widowed 7650 (15.6) 15.0 16.2
More than one sexual partner in the last 12 monthsd
No 60,675 (93.4) 93.0 93.8
Yes 3170 (6.6) 6.2 7.0
Alcohol consumption by the partner in the last 12 monthse
Yes 12,537 (19.9) 19.2 20.5
No 51,319 (89.2) 79.5 80.8
Health insurance
No 26,402 (50.3) 49.1 51.4
Yes 37,457 (49.7) 48.6 50.9
Social Internal migration
Non-migrant 26,882 (45.4) 44.3 46.5
Recent migrant 10,003 (12.0) 11.6 12.5
Urban–urban 6548 (11.4) 10.8 12.0
Urban–rural 1024 (1.1) 1.0 1.3
Rural–urban 12,204 (21.3) 20.4 22.2
Rural–rural 7198 (8.7) 8.2 9.3
Time living in the place to which you migrated
Non-migrant 26,882 (45.4) 44.3 46.5
Less than 5 years 10,003 (12.0) 11.6 12.5
5 years or more 26,974 (42.6) 41.6 43.5
  1. CI, confidence interval; IL, inferior limit; UL, upper limit
  2. aWeighted percentages
  3. b1 missing data
  4. c3 missing data
  5. d14 missing data
  6. e3 missing data