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Table 4 Number and odds ratio of events related to baby walker use by number of stories in home, families of female Grade-12 students, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 2005 (n = 2376 BW users in 605 families)

From: Baby walker injury, disability, and death in a high-income middle eastern country, as reported by siblings

BW-related events Number of stories in home Odds ratio 95 % CI
1 >1
Number (yes/yes + no) % Number (yes/yes + no) %
Fell down stairs 143/466 31 157/325 48 2.1 1.6, 2.8
Injured 260/472 55 386/501 77 2.7 2.1,3.6
ERa visit 68/421 16 50/252 20 1.3 0.9, 1.9
Hospitalization 18/399 5 24/248 10 2.3 1.2, 4.3
Disability 1/392 .3 10/242 4 16.8 2.1, 132.5
  1. Note: a ER, emergency room