Table 1: Summary statistics of demographic characteristics of the studied women grouped based on location and type of residency ( ).

VariableHashtgerd (urban)
( )
Hashtgerd (rural)
( )
Tehran
( )
value

Education0.0001
 Elementary120 (47.6)107 (43.3)60 (12.2)
 High school graduate51 (20.2)71 (28.7)72 (14.4)
 College81 (32.1)69 (27.9)369 (73.7)
Occupation0.0001
 Housekeeper232 (92.1)238 (96.4)335 (66.9)
 Employed12 (4.8)5 (2.0)99 (19.8)
 Other8 (3.2)4 (1.6)67 (13.4)
Current marital status0.02
 Married226 (89.7)237 (96.0)466 (93.0)
 Divorced5 (2.0)5 (2.0)12 (2.4)
 Widow21 (8.3)5 (2.0)23 (4.6)
Home ownership0.0001
 Owned164 (65.1)205 (83.0)319 (63.7)
 Rented68 (27.0)34 (13.8)173 (34.5)
 Other20 (7.9)8 (3.2)9 (1.8)
Physical illness0.20
 Yes67 (26.6)51 (20.6)108 (21.6)
 No185 (73.4)196 (79.4)393 (78.4)
Mental illness0.66
 Yes21 (8.3)17 (6.9)33 (6.6)
 No231 (91.7)230 (93.1)468 (93.4)
Handicapped children0.60
 Yes 10 (4.0)8 (3.2)14 (2.8)
 No242 (96.0)239 (96.8)486 (97.2)

Spouse’s demographic information
Education0.0001
 Elementary104 (41.4)85 (34.4)41 (8.2)
 High school graduated54 (21.5)85 (34.4)75 (15.1)
 Academic93 (37.1)77 (31.2)382 (76.7)
Occupation0.0001
 Unemployed9 (3.6)14 (5.7)20 (4.0)
 Worker/farmer146 (58.2)157 (63.6)177 (35.5)
 Clerk/retired71 (28.3)65 (26.3)273 (54.8)
 Other25 (10.0)11 (4.5)28 (5.6)
Physical illness0.01
 Yes56 (22.3)41 (16.6)70 (14.1)
 No195 (77.7)206 (83.4)428 (85.9)
Mental illness0.40
 Yes16 (6.4)10 (4.0)29 (5.8)
 No235 (93.6)237 (96.0)469 (94.2)
Smoking0.30
 Yes67 (26.7)73 (29.5)134 (26.9)
 No184 (73.3)174 (70.4)364 (73.1)