Table 4: Logistic regression analysis of risk factors of lifetime prevalence of domestic violence.

VariableCoefficient estimate valueOdds ratioCI for OR

Characteristics of wives
College educationReference
 High school graduate0.0560.811.050.66–1.68
 Elementary0.180.351.200.81–1.79
Married womenReference
 Divorced1.690.0045.461.70–17.5
 Widow0.260.441.300.65–2.59
Mental illness0.480.071.620.94–2.79
Physical illness0.070.670.920.64–1.33
Handicapped children0.300.441.350.62–2.94
TehranReference
 Hashtgerd rural0.0040.981.000.67–1.50
 Hashtgerd urban0.510.0091.681.13–1.50

Spouse’s characteristics
Age 0.0060.301.000.99–1.02
College educationReference
 High school graduate0.260.171.300.88–1.92
 Elementary0.460.051.591.0–2.54
Physical illness0.040.821.040.70–1.55
Mental illness0.530.081.700.92–3.12
Smoking1.870.00016.502.73–15.6