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Table 2 Stepwise logistic regression model for risk factors associated with fall injury hospitalizations among older adults in Saskatchewan, 1995/96–2004/05 (N = 30,757)

From: Differences in fall injury hospitalization and related survival rates among older adults across age, sex, and areas of residence in Canada

Risk factor SE Wald χ 2 Odds ratio (OR) 95 % CI p value
Age group      
 65–74 vs. 85+ years 0.0178 1331.78 0.26 0.24–0.28 <0.0001
 75–84 vs. 85+ years 0.0170 7.57 0.48 0.45–0.51 0.0059
Sex      
 Female vs. male 0.0126 928.17 2.15 2.05–2.26 <0.0001
Area of residence      
 North vs. urban 0.0774 16.71 0.58 0.46–0.73 <0.0001
 Rural vs. urban 0.0405 4.87 0.87 0.83–0.92 0.0273
  1. SE standard error, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval