Table 4

Results of the multinomial regression model displaying the relationship of spousal education gap and domestic violence (only less severe violence)
BAN IND ALL
Wife higher educated 0.900 (0.732-1.107) p = 0.318 0.815 (0.752-0.883) p < 0.001 0.828 (0.768-0.892) p < 0.001
Husband higher educated 0.862 (0.708-1.049) p = 0.138 0.939 (0.888-0.993) p = 0.028 0.933 (0.885-0.985) p = 0.012
No gap - high education 0.481 (0.378-0.611) p < 0.001 0.595 (0.556-0.636) p < 0.001 0.585 (0.548-0.625) p < 0.001

Adjusted Odds Ratios (OR, ORs with p < 0.05 in bold letters), 95% confidence intervals (CI) and p-value, Bangladesh 2007 (BAN, n = 3,943), India 2005/06 (IND, n = 60,060), and overall (ALL, n = 64,003), reference category no gap-low education and no violence experienced,

R2 = 0.131 (Cox & Snell), 0.164 (Nagelkerke).

Rapp et al.

Rapp et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:467   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-467

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