Estimating Variation in the Incidence of Violence Against Women in Region XI


This study is on the incidence of violence against women in Region XI. Using the probit model analysis, the probability of a woman that experienced violence within the last 3 years was obtained. Data were gathered from the different provinces of Region XI using stratified random sampling. This study used primary data from interviews with the victims, and secondary data from the non - government organizations and police stations. Results showed that the woman’s level of education, school leaving age, age and marit al status have significant impact on the risk of experiencing violence within the last 3 years. Probabilities associated with the risk of experiencing violence are likewise presented.

Source InstitutionNational Statistical Coordination Board
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Page Count15
Place of PublicationMandaluyong City
Original Publication DateOctober 1, 2007