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Table 1 Background characteristics of women and their children included in the study (pooled data)

From: Association between intimate partner violence and child morbidity in South Asia

Variables Percent of Women (n = 40,394) Variables Percent of Children (n = 58,725)
Age Groups   Mother’s Age  
15–19 9.5 15–19 5.2
20–24 24.8 20–24 32.3
25–29 30.4 25–29 34.6
30–39 28.6 30–39 25.4
40–49 6.8 40–49 2.5
Education Level   Mother’s Education  
No Education 38.6 No Education 40.8
Primary 37.5 Primary 37.1
Secondary 15.6 Secondary 14.5
Higher 8.3 Higher 7.6
Type of residence   Type of residence  
Urban 39.6 Urban 37.8
Rural 60.4 Rural 62.2
Wealth Index   Wealth Index  
Poorest 17.5 Poorest 17.8
Poorer 17.8 Poorer 18.6
Middle 19.8 Middle 20.7
Richer 21.7 Richer 21.9
Richest 23.3 Richest 21.0
Source of Drinking Water   Source of Drinking Water  
Tube well or Borehole 32.1 Tube well or Borehole 36.6
Piped Connection 41.1 Piped Connection 38.8
Other 26.8 Other 24.6
Toilet Facility   Toilet Facility  
No Facility 41.6 No Facility 30.8
Flush 28.2 Flush 26.5
Pit latrine or other 30.2 Pit latrine or other 42.7
Exposed to IPV   Morbidity  
Physical violence 30.4 Fever 15.4
Sexual violence 8.8 Diarrhea 9.8
Both/Either 32.6 ARI 8.9