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Table 3 Weighted proportions (95% CI) of help seeking by individual and partner level characteristics among women aged 15–49 years, EDHS 2016

From: Geographic variation and determinants of help seeking behaviour among married women subjected to intimate partner violence: evidence from national population survey

Characteristics Options Frequency Help Seeking Prevalence % [95% CI] P-Value
Physical violence No 461 9.0[5.15,15.5] 0.002
Yes 962 21.6[17.17,26.83]
Sexual violence No 1065 19.1 [14.46,24.86] 0.681
Yes 358 20.8 [14.8,28.49]
Emotional violence No 370 9.8[6.47,14.76] < 0.001
Yes 1053 25.2 [19.8,31.49]
Women factors
 Age (Years) 15–24 295 10.0 [6.156,15.70] 0.003
25–34 610 24.3[18.4,31.25]
35–49 518 20.5 [14.97,27.41]
 Women education Secondary and above 839 34.4[21.08,50.72] 0.030
Primary 413 15.1[10.75,20.81]
No education 171 20.0[14.88,26.27]
 Women religion Muslim 510 18.2[11.73,27.16] 0.510
Orthodox 589 22.2[16.38,29.34]
Other (Catholic/traditional) 324 17.8[12.02,24.2]
 Women working status working 567 21.6[16.7,27.53] 0.460
Not working 856 18.7[13.72,25.12]
 Women’s age at first marriage (years) 18 and above 541 17.2[12.63,22.93] 0.190
< 18 882 21.2[16.51,26.59]
 Number of union/partner women have One 1145 20.12 [15.56,25.62] 0.710
More than One 278 18.5[12.3,26.81]
 Current marital status Currently married 1190 18.2[14.19,22.94] 0.041
Formerly married 233 27.4[19.05,37.62]
 Woman ever drank alcohol No 886 17.6[13.15,23.08] 0.180
Yes 537 23.3[16.81,30.93]
 Access to communication media Yes 395 23.5[15.91,33.22] 0.020
No 1028 18.7[14.11,24.27]
Partners variables
 Age of partner (years) 15–24 36 10[2.845,28.72] 0.003
25–35 313 11.2[7.336,16.8]
36–50 441 22.9[16.52,30.95]
50+ 333 25.4[19.12,32.8]
 Duration of marriage (years) 0–4 221 10.4[5.827,17.99] 0.008
5–9 277 15.3[9.852,23.1]
10 and above 925 23.5[18.21,29.79]
 Partner education Secondary and above 541 13.2[6.78,24.04] 0.230
Primary 506 15.7 [11.49,20.98]
No Education 376 20.9 [14.66,28.89]
 Husband working status employed 1084 17.1[13.23,21.85] 0.015
unemployed 339 27.8[19.71,37.74]
 Number of children 0–2 198 15.5[11.03,21.34] 0.263
3 to 5 427 21.2[15.84,27.88]
5+ 553 23.3[14.8,34.65]
 Husband has controlling behaviour No 334 10.5[6.274,17.13] 0.005
Yes 1089 22.1[17.49,27.47]
 History of woman’s father being physically violent towards her mother No 803 18[14.05,22.82] 0.301
Yes 620 21.7 [15.8,28.94]
 Partner drank alcohol No 856 15.4[10.33,22.39] 0.017
Yes 567 25.2[20.33,30.88]