Table 1

 Lifetime wife beating behaviour reported by currently married men and women, Jordan refugee camps

BehaviourMenWomenp Value*Total sample
N (%)95% CIN (%)95% CIN (%)95% CI
*p Values for χ2 test of association.
Slapped her54 (40.7)32.2 to 49.588 (33.7)27.9 to 39.70.139142 (36.0)31.3 to 41.0
Was violent toward her37 (27.5)20.4 to 36.354 (20.6)15.9 to 26.00.08991 (22.9)19.0 to 27.6
Pushed, grabbed, or shoved her35 (26.6)19.1 to 34.757 (22.0)16.9 to 27.20.29192 (23.5)19.3 to 27.8
Kicked or hit her with fists12 (9.4)4.7 to 15.237 (14.2)10.1 to 18.90.14949 (12.6)9.3 to 16.1
Threw things at her10 (7.1)3.7 to 13.433 (12.7)8.8 to 17.20.07943 (10.8)8.0 to 14.4
Hit her with an object7 (4.9)2.1 to 10.521 (8.1)5.0 to 12.00.30928 (7.0)4.8 to 10.1
Choked her3 (2.4)0.5 to 6.59 (3.5)1.6 to 6.40.52212 (3.1)1.6 to 5.3
At least one behaviour reported65 (48.9)40.1 to 57.7111 (42.5)36.3 to 48.60.170176 (44.7)39.6 to 49.6