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Table 1 Characteristics of women, husbands and infants in Mbale, Uganda, 2003.

From: Intimate partner violence and infant morbidity: evidence of an association from a population-based study in eastern Uganda in 2003

Variable Frequency Percentage
Age of mother (years)   
   15 – 24 238 52
   25 – 45 219 48
Education of mother (years)   
   0 – 7 324 71
   8 or more 133 29
Marital status   
   Single/widow 191 46
   Married 227 54
Parity   
   Primipara 100 22
   Multipara 357 78
Mother works outside the home   
   No 123 27
   Yes 334 73
Residence   
   Urban 124 27
   Rural 333 73
Socio-economic status   
   Least poor 122 40
   Poorest 185 60
Lifetime intimate partner violence   
   No 208 46
   Yes 249 54
Age of husband (years)   
   15 – 24 69 21
   25 – 45 260 79
Education of husband (years)   
   0 – 7 212 57
   8 or more 160 43
Number of people in household   
   5 or less 220 48
   6 or more 237 52
Age of child (months)   
   <6 220 48
   6–12 237 52
Sex of child   
   Male 255 56
   Female 202 44
Is child on exclusive breastfeeding?   
   Yes 105 23
   No 348 77
Complete vaccination for age   
   No 252 55
   Yes 205 45
Is child wasted?   
   No 427 93
   Yes 30 7
Is child underweight?   
   No 407 89
   Yes 50 11
Is child stunted?   
   No 421 92
   Yes 36 8
Has child had cough with fast breathing in past two weeks?   
   No 413 90
   Yes 44 10
Has child had fever in past two weeks?   
   No 225 49
   Yes 232 51
Has child had diarrhoea in past two weeks?   
   No 322 70
   Yes 135 30