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Table 3 Correlation Matrix of Community-Level Variables

From: Women’s autonomy and maternal healthcare service utilization in Ethiopia

  Mean
(standard deviation)
A B C D E F
2005 (N = 535)
 A. Percentage of women with opposing attitudes toward wife beating 22.3(24.0) 1.00      
 B. Percentage of women with high decision-making power 70.8(22.9) 0.28* 1.00     
 C. Percentage of women with a primary or higher educational level 36.3(29.9) 0.54* 0.38* 1.00    
 D. Percentage of women who were employed 28.1(21.4) 0.31* 0.30* 0.40* 1.00   
 E. Percentage of women who used contraception 11.3(11.5) 0.36* 0.42* 0.63* 0.36* 1.00  
2011 (N = 596)
 A. Percentage of women with opposing attitudes toward wife beating 32.1(27.4) 1.00      
 B. Percentage of women with high decision-making power 75.3(22.2) 0.41* 1.00     
 C. Percentage of women with a primary or higher educational level 48.5(28.5) 0.60* 0.45* 1.00    
 D. Percentage of women who were employed 35.6(19.7) 0.38* 0.29* 0.54* 1.00   
 E. Percentage of women who used contraception 17.7(14.6) 0.32* 0.35* 0.51* 0.39* 1.00  
  1. *P < 0.05