Table 5

Results of the multinomial regression model displaying the relationship of spousal education gap and domestic violence (severe violence)
BAN IND ALL
Wife higher educated 0.633 (0.485-0.828) P < 0.001 0.834 (0.750-0.929) p < 0.001 0.791 (0.717-0.873) p < 0.001
Husband higher educated 0.782 (0.612-1.000) p = 0.051 0.861 (0.810-0.926) p < 0.001 0.851 (0.793-0.912) p < 0.001
No gap - high education 0.338 (0.249-0.475) p < 0.001 0.445 (0.403-0.492) p < 0.001 0.432 (0.393-0.476) p < 0.001

Adjusted Odds Ratios (OR, ORs with p < 0.05 in bold letters), 95% confidence intervals (CI) and p-value, in 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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