Table 2

Logistic regression analysis of the attitudes toward IPV by predictor variables, among the women in the sample, with Odds ratios (OR) with confidence interval (CI)

Niger Delta

Rest of the women


Variables

OR(95% CI)

OR(95% CI)


Place of residence

Urban

1.00

ns

Rural

1.37 (1.05 – 1.78)

Religious affiliation

Christian

1.00

ns

Islam

1.33 (1.00 – 1.77)

Traditional/other

0.63 (0.29 – 1.35)

Ethnic affiliation

Hausa/Fulani/Kanuri

ns

1.00

Igbo

0.53 (0.42 – 0.67)

Yoruba

0.95 (0.76 – 1.18)

Others

0.76 (0.67 – 0.88)

Highest level of education

No education

0.939 (0.51 – 1.74)

ns

Primary

0.958 (0.56 – 1.64)

Secondary or higher

1.00

Occupation

Professional/Technician/Management

1.00

1.00

Clerical, sales, services, skilled manual

0.94 (0.46 – 1.95)

1.28 (0.92 – 1.77)

Agric. self., Agric. employee, household & domestic, unskilled manual

1.07 (0.50 – 2.30)

1.95 (1.37 – 2.79)

Not working

0.99 (0.47 – 2.07)

1.20 (0.86 – 1.67)

Wealth index

Poor

3.25 (2.06 – 5.13)

0.84 (0.69 – 1.02)

Middle

2.19 (1.47 – 3.27)

0.90 (0.75 – 1.08)

Rich

1.00

1.00

Final say on own health

Not at all

1.00

1.00

Full or partial

0.82 (0.61 – 1.10)

0.67 (0.55 – 0.81)

Final say on making large household purchases

Not at all

ns

1.00

Full or partial

1.25 (1.03 – 1. 53)

Final say on household purchases for daily needs

Not at all

1.00

ns

Full or partial

1.06 (0.80 – 1.40)

Final say on food to be cooked

Not at all

1.00

ns

Full or partial

0.76 (0.60 – 0.97)

Final say on visits to family or friends

Not at all

ns

1.00

Full or partial

0.80 (0.70 – 0.92)

Reads newspaper or magazine

Not at all

1.00

ns

Yes

2.19 (1.37 – 3.51)

Listens to radio

Not at all

1.00

1.00

Yes

1.32 (1.05 – 1.66)

1.60 (1.40 – 1.83)

Watches television

Not at all

1.00

1.00

Yes

0.63 (0.48 – 0.83)

1.10 (0.93 – 1.31)

Literacy level

Cannot read/cannot read fully

1.00

ns

Can read fully

1.17 (0.70 – 1.95)


Abbreviations: OR = Odds ratio; CI = Confidence interval; ns = not significant in bivariate analysis

Data source: 2003 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey

Only variables that were significantly associated with men's attitudes towards IPV in the bivariate analyses were inputted into the multivariate regression model.

Antai and Antai BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:12   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-12

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