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Table 5 Factors independently associated with domestic violence during pregnancy

From: Domestic violence among antenatal attendees in a Kathmandu hospital and its associated factors: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics p value Adjusted OR
Age of husband
 Less than 25   Ref
 25–34 0.023* 0.38 (0.17–0.88)
 35 and above 0.150 0.40 (0.12–1.38)
Duration of marriage
  ≤ 1 year   Ref
 2–5 years 0.026* 0.42 (0.20–0.90)
 6–9 years 0.956 0.97 (0.31–3.01)
 10 and more years 0.848 0.86 (0.18–4.12)
Number of living children
 None   Ref
 One or two children 0.027* 0.32 (0.11–0.88)
Husband’s controlling behaviour
 No   Ref
 Yes 0.040* 1.88 (1.03–3.44)
Experience of violence before
 No   Ref
 Yes <0.001* 24.55 (11.38–52.98)
  1. Ref = Reference
  2. * = p value <0.05