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Table 1 Individual and household-level characteristics of respondents

From: Spatial distribution and predictors of intimate partner violence among women in Nigeria

Variable Weighted Frequency Weighted percentage
Age of respondent (years)   
 15–24 1828 20.39
 25–34 3807 42.44
 35 and above 3333 37.17
Women’s level of education   
 No education 3333 37.16
 Primary 1482 16.53
 Secondary and above 4154 46.31
Husband/partner’s level of education   
 No education 3074 34.27
 Primary 1199 13.36
 Secondary and above 4697 52.37
Marital status   
 Currently married 8128 90.63
 Cohabitating 337 3.76
 Previously married 504 5.62
Working status   
 No 2497 27.84
 Yes 6472 72.16
Ethnicity   
 Hausa 3046 33.97
 Yoruba 1587 17.70
 Igbo 1391 15.51
 Others 2944 32.83
Religion   
 Christianity 4248 47.36
 Islam 4667 52.03
 Traditionalist and others 54 0.60
Parity   
 0 604 6.73
 1–3 4652 51.87
 4 and above 3713 41.40
Exposure to media   
 No 2786 31.06
 Yes 6183 68.94
Place of residence   
 Urban 4064 45.31
 Rural 4905 54.69
Wealth index   
 Poorest 1602 17.86
 Poorer 1726 19.25
 Middle 1827 20.37
 Richer 1862 20.76
 Richest 1952 21.76
Region   
 North Central 1267 14.12
 North East 1304 14.53
 North West 2434 27.14
 South East 1070 11.93
 South South 1024 11.41
 South West 1871 20.86
Sex of household head   
 Male 7735 86.24
 Female 1234 13.76
Community literacy level   
 Low 3019 33.66
 Medium 2826 31.51
 High 3124 34.83
Community socioeconomic status   
 Low 5131 57.21
 Medium 623 6.95
 High 3215 35.85
  1. NDHS, 2018