Intimate Partner violence in Pregnancy: Perceptions, Magnitude, and Contributing factors

Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a major violation of human rights. More recently there has been a growing awareness of the impact of violence on women’s mental, sexual, physical health and its impact on the next generations. The present study is in an attempt to assess perceptions, magnitude and contributing factors of IPV in pregnancy, Jimma, Ethiopia.

Objective- to assess Intimate Partner violence in pregnancy: Societal and Community perceptions, magnitude and contributing factors among pregnant women in Jimma town.

Methods- A mixed method using quantitative and qualitative study will be conducted. The study design for quantitative study will be cross sectional. A consecutive probability and purposive sampling method will be employed to obtain the required sample population for quantitative and qualitative study respectively. Pre-tested structured survey questionnaires and semi structured in-depth and focus group discussion guide will be used for quantitative and qualitative data collection respectively.

Result and analysis- All quantitative data from the questionnaires will be entered, cleaned, coded and analyzed using SPSS version 20.0. Analysis will be made using different statistical techniques including descriptive statistics; chi-square test will be employed to assess the association between the dependent and independent variables of the study and logistic regression to determine the separate effect independent variables have on the dependent variable. P-value less than 0.05 will be considered statistically significant. For qualitative information in-depth & FGDs analysis, transcribed and translated data will be thematically analyzed using AtlasTI 7 software.

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Jeanette H. Magnus

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  • Start: februar 2015
  • Slutt: desember 2019
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