Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (as column percentages) and prevalence of the different outcomes in total and by sociogeographical factors (as row percentages), Ecuador 2019.

From: Prevalence and sociogeographical inequalities of violence against women in Ecuador: a cross-sectional study

Variables   Total sample (%) Total violence (%) Sexual violence (%) Physical violence (%) Psychological violence (%) Economic violence (%)
  Total sample 17,211 (100) 11,163 (64.86) 5622 (32.67) 6100 (35.44) 9797 (56.92) 2819 (16.38)
Individual
Age 15–25 4213 (24.48) 2431 (57.73) 1608 (38.17) 919 (21.80) 1853 (43.99) 362 (8.60)
26–35 2816 (16.36) 1985 (70.50) 1117 (39.67) 1108 (39.35) 1741 (61.82) 493 (17.51)
36–45 3048 (17.71) 2071 (67.96) 961 (31.52) 1142 (37.48) 1885 (61.85) 596 (19.54)
46–55 2813 (16.34) 1856 (66.00) 881 (31.34) 1147 (40.79) 1696 (60.32) 547 (19.46)
56–65 2270 (13.19) 1467 (64.63) 594 (26.18) 953 (41.97) 1358 (59.81) 422 (18.59)
>  65 2051 (11.92) 1351 (65.84) 461 (22.44) 832 (40.53) 1264 (61.60) 399 (19.46)
Education University or higher 3631 (21.10) 2270 (62.52) 1498 (41.26) 984 (27.11) 1852 (51.00) 492 (13.56)
  Secondary 6997 (40.65) 4536 (64.83) 2543 (36.34) 2317 (33.12) 3896 (55.69) 1110 (15.87)
Primary/Middle 5699 (33.11) 3733 (65.51) 1411 (24.76) 2340 (41.07) 3455 (60.62) 1020 (17.90)
None 885 (5.14) 624 (70.50) 170 (19.27) 459 (51.84) 595 (67.21) 197 (22.26)
Relationship
Marital status Single 4555 (26.47) 2502 (54.93) 1687 (37.05) 903 (19.83) 1866 (40.96) 250 (5.48)
  Living with partner 3562 (20.70) 2424 (68.05) 1119 (31.42) 1396 (39.18) 2208 (61.97) 527 (14.80)
Married 5524 (32.10) 3494 (63.25) 1473 (26.66) 1937 (35.06) 3170 (57.39) 664 (12.02)
Separated/divorced 2474 (14.37) 2073 (83.82) 1118 (45.19) 1397 (56.48) 1020 (77.60) 1163 (47.03)
  Widowed 1097 (6.37) 670 (61.05) 225 (20.53) 468 (42.66) 634 (57.84) 216 (19.65)
Societal
Ethnicity Indigenous 1237 (7.19) 793 (64.05) 244 (19.71) 550 (44.42) 728 (58.84) 201 (16.26)
POC 1204 (7.00) 780 (64.80) 389 (32.35) 450 (37.40) 711 (59.06) 216 (17.94)
Mestizo 14,135 (82.13) 9199 (65.08) 4741 (33.54) 4905 (34.70) 8022 (56.75) 2318 (16.40)
White and others 635 (3.69) 391 (61.60) 248 (39.05) 196 (30.79) 336 (56.92) 85 (13.36)
Area Rural 4936 (28.68) 3098 (62.77) 1131 (22.91) 1883 (38.16) 2832 (57.38) 733 (14.86)
Urban 12,275 (71.32) 8065 (65.70) 4492 (36.59) 4217 (34.35) 6965 (56.74) 2086 (16.99)
Regions Coast 8382 (48.70) 5022 (59.91) 2620 (31.26) 2603 (31.05) 4374 (52.19) 1226 (14.63)
Highlands 7984 (46.39) 5555 (69.57) 2757 (34.53) 3132 (39.22) 4887 (61.21) 1448 (18.14)
Amazon 789 (4.58) 556 (70.50) 233 (29.52) 349 (44.27) 510 (64.60) 141 (17.86)
Galapagos and others 56 (0.33) 30 (53.33) 13 (22.90) 17 (35.44) 26 (46.24) 5 (8.12)