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Table 3 Logistic regression of illness in infants against characteristics of women, husbands and infants, 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 Illness n (%) No Illness n (%) Adjusted* OR (95% CI)
Education of mother (years)    
   0 – 7 177 (55) 147 (45) 0.7 (0.4–1.1)
   8 or more 51 (38) 82 (62) 1.0
Parity    
   Primipara 39 (39) 61 (61) 1.0
   Multipara 189 (53) 168 (47) 1.5 (0.9–2.6)
Residence    
   Urban 42 (34) 82 (66) 1.0
   Rural 186 (56) 147 (44) 2.0 (1.2–3.3)
Age of child (months)    
   <6 81 (37) 139 (63) 1.0
   6–12 147 (62) 90 (38) 2.9 (1.8–4.4)
Is child on exclusive breastfeeding?    
   Yes 36 (34) 69 (66) 1.0
   No 189 (54) 159 (46) 1.4 (0.8–2.3)
Lifetime intimate partner violence    
   No 86 (41) 122 (59) 1.0
   Yes 142 (57) 107 (43) 1.8 (1.2–2.8)
  1. * Association between lifetime intimate partner violence and illness in infants adjusted for education of mother, parity, residence, age of child, and exclusive breastfeeding.