Table 4

Female and male education and the prevalence of wife beating (nationally representative estimates using special weights)

EDHS-1995

EDHS-2005


Female's education

Male's education

Respondents in this category (%)

Of these experiencing wife beating (%, 95% CI)

Respondents in this category (%)

Of these experiencing wife beating (%, 95% CI)


No and primary

No and primary

59

22 (21–23)

35

21 (19–23)

No and primary

Secondary and higher

16

19 (17–21)

14

27 (24–30)

Secondary and higher

No and primary

4

18 (13–23)

7

23 (19–27)

Secondary and higher

Secondary and higher

22

9 (8–10)

45

14 (13–15)


Akmatov et al. BMC Women's Health 2008 8:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-8-15

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