Publications Summary

Document Type
Analytical Studies
Publication Topic(s)
Domestic Violence, Gender
Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Moldova, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Haiti
Recommended Citation
Hindin, Michelle J., Sunita Kishor, and Donna L. Ansara. 2008. Intimate Partner Violence Among Couples in 10 DHS Countries: Predictors and Health Outcomes. DHS Analytical Studies No. 18. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Macro International
Download Citation
RIS format / Text format / Endnote format
Publication Date
December 2008
Publication ID

Order a Hard Copy: Please use electronic copies of DHS publications whenever possible. Hardcopies of publications are intended primarily for those in developing countries where internet connections are limited or unavailable.


The goals of this study are threefold:(1) To report the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) among currently married or cohabiting women in 10 developing countries. (2) To identify key characteristics in each country, including couple characteristics, associated with experiencing physical or sexual IPV. (3) To describe the association between women’s experience of IPV and selected reproductive, nutritional, and child health outcomes.


Browse for Publications by:

Browse for Journal Articles based on DHS data by: