Table 1

Sample and IHDS characteristics—social factors

VariableSampleIHDS
N (unweighted %)N (weighted %)
Sociodemographic factors
All665414.0
Age (years)
 15–291473 (22.1)9.8
 30–442491 (37.4)14.9
 45–692690 (40.4)18.7
Sex
 Female3688 (55.4)15.6
 Male2966 (44.6)12.3
Education (in years)
 0–91868 (28.1)15.3
 10–111712 (25.7)12.9
 ≥123074 (46.2)13.9
Marital status
 Not married1859 (28.0)10.9
 Married/cohabiting4787 (72.0)15.9
Household adult members
 1–23680 (55.9)14.8
 3 or more2906 (44.1)13.5
Employed
 No2472 (37.2)13.5
 Yes4176 (62.8)14.3
Residence
 Rural2339 (35.2)11.3
 Urban4315 (64.8)15.5
Ethnic group
 Other1005 (15.2)14.8
 Khalkh5621 (84.8)13.8
Region
 Central1066 (16.0)8.9
 Eastern641 (9.6)23.3
 Khangai1257 (18.9)10.5
 Ulaanbaatar city2857 (42.9)17.0
 Western833 (12.5)12.2
Psychosocial stress
Childhood physical abuse
 No4049 (63.8)13.5
 Yes2302 (36.2)15.4
Childhood sexual abuse
 No6241 (96.1)13.8
 Yes256 (3.9)18.1
Adult sexual abuse
 No6097 (95.7)13.9
 Yes277 (4.3)16.5
Threats
 No6130 (93.5)13.1
 Yes427 (6.5)27.8
Alcohol family problem
 No5930 (89.1)13.5
 Yes723 (10.9)17.7
  • IHDS, ischaemic heart disease and/or stroke.