TABLE 1.

Sample Characteristics of myPlan Kenya Intervention Participants at Baseline by Violence Severity at Follow-Up, Nairobi, Kenya

Overall, No. (%)

(n=103)

Follow-Up Violence Severity (n=103)
Less Severe IPV, % (n=61)Severe IPV, % (n=42)P Valuea
Study site   
 Korogocho48 (46.6)55.733.3.08b
 Dandora32 (31.1)24.640.5 
 Huruma23 (22.3)19.726.2 
Age, mean (SD), yearsc27.1 (4.7)27.3 (5.0)26.8 (4.3).61
Ethnicity   
 Kikuyu41 (39.8)39.340.5.63
 Luo30 (29.1)31.226.2 
 Luhya13 (12.6)14.89.5 
 Other19 (18.5)14.823.8 
Religion   
 Christian94 (91.3)95.185.7.15
 Other9 (8.7)4.914.3 
Recently migrated to Nairobi25 (24.3)23.026.2.71
Current relationship status   
 Married89 (86.4)82.092.9.15
 Unmarried14 (13.6)18.07.1 
Lives with current partner93 (90.3)85.397.6.05b
Number of children, mean (SD)c2.2 (1.2)2.3 (1.2)2.0 (1.1).27
Highest level of education completed   
 Primary or less62 (60.2)60.759.5.40
 Some secondary19 (18.5)14.823.8 
 Secondary or higher22 (21.4)24.616.7 
Currently unemployed95 (92.2)91.892.91.00
Concurrent partner (participant)11 (10.7)6.616.7.12
Concurrent partner (partner)59 (57.3)57.457.1.95
  • Abbreviation: IPV, intimate partner violence; SD, standard deviation.

  • a T-tests used to test differences between violence severity for continuous variables. Chi-squared tests used to test differences between violence severity for binary/categorical variables; Fisher’s exact test for cells <5.

  • b P<.1 for confounding assessment.

  • c Continuous variable.