# Table 3 Bivariate and multiple logistic regression of the predictors IPV justification among women in union in PNG

Predictors

p-value

P-value

Age groups (years)

â€ƒ15â€“19

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒ20â€“24

0.64(0.49â€“0.85)

0.002

0.70(0.51â€“0.94)

0.019

â€ƒ25â€“29

0.66(0.50â€“0.86)

0.003

0.67(0.49â€“0.92)

0.014

â€ƒ30â€“34

0.56(0.43â€“0.74)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

0.58(0.41â€“0.80)

0.001

â€ƒ35â€“39

0.58(0.44â€“0.76)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

0.61(0.43â€“0.87)

0.005

â€ƒ40â€“44

0.50(0.38â€“0.67)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

0.53(0.37â€“0.76)

0.001

â€ƒ45â€“49

0.50(0.38â€“0.67)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

0.53(0.37â€“0.77)

0.001

Place of residence

â€ƒRural

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒUrban

1.11(1.01â€“1.23)

0.034

1.03(0.90â€“1.18)

0.639

Highest education level

â€ƒNo education

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒPrimary

1.15(1.04â€“1.29)

0.008

1.02(0.89â€“1.16)

0.815

â€ƒSecondary

1.15(1.01â€“1.30)

0.033

0.86(0.73â€“1.03)

0.094

â€ƒHigher

0.66(0.53â€“0.82)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

0.56(0.42â€“0.74)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

Marital status

â€ƒMarried

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒCo-habiting

1.29(1.15â€“1.46)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

1.33(1.17â€“1.50)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

Co-wives

â€ƒNo

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒYes

1.31(1.17â€“1.47)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

1.36(1.20â€“1.53)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

Partnerâ€™s ageÂ (years)

â€ƒ15â€“24

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒ25â€“34

0.91(0.75â€“1.09)

0.282

1.05(0.85â€“1.30)

0.650

â€ƒ35â€“44

0.82(0.68â€“0.98)

0.027

1.00(0.79â€“1.27)

0.995

â€ƒ45â€‰+â€‰

0.73(0.61â€“0.88)

0.001

0.93(0.71â€“1.21)

0.584

Partnerâ€™s educational level

â€ƒNo education

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒPrimary

1.19(1.05â€“1.34)

0.006

1.13(0.98â€“1.29)

0.091

â€ƒSecondary

1.27(1.12â€“1.45)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

1.15(0.98â€“1.35)

0.083

â€ƒHigher

0.98(0.82â€“1.16)

0.784

0.99(0.79â€“1.24)

0.925

Number of kids

â€ƒNone

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒ1â€“2

0.98(0.84â€“1.15)

0.851

1.01(0.86â€“1.20)

0.866

â€ƒ3â€“4

0.89(0.76â€“1.05)

0.161

0.98(0.82â€“1.18)

0.850

â€ƒ5â€“6

0.90(0.76â€“1.07)

0.239

1.05(0.86â€“1.29)

0.601

â€ƒ7 and more

0.80(0.65â€“0.98)

0.031

1.02(0.80â€“1.29)

0.892

Exposure to television

â€ƒNo

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒYes

1.21(1.09â€“1.34)

â€‰<â€‰0.001

1.24(1.08â€“1.42)

0.002

â€ƒNo

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒYes

1.14(1.04â€“1.24)

0.005

1.02(0.91â€“1.15)

0.731

Exposure newspapers/magazines

â€ƒNo

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒYes

1.13(1.03â€“1.23)

0.010

1.12(0.99â€“1.27)

0.077

Wealth index

â€ƒPoorest

1

Â

1

Â

â€ƒPoorer

1.09(0.94â€“1.27)

0.274

1.09(0.93â€“1.28)

0.296

â€ƒMiddle

1.03(0.89â€“1.19)

0.668

1.05(0.89â€“1.23)

0.564

â€ƒRicher

1.23(1.07â€“1.41)

0.004

1.19(1.01â€“1.40)

0.035

â€ƒRichest

1.12(0.98â€“1.29)

0.093

1.06(0.88â€“1.29)

0.534