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Table 2 Age specific prevalence and incidence rates of unintentional injuries among study children aged 1–5 years

From: Unintentional injuries among children aged 1–5 years: understanding the burden, risk factors and severity in urban slums of southern India

Age group (Months) No. of children No. of injured children Proportiona (95% CI) Odds Ratio No. of Injuries Incidence rate per 100 child monthsb (95% CI)
13–24 187 63 33.7 (27.3–40.7) 1 83 14.8 (11.8–18.2)
25–36 186 75 40.3 (33.5–47.5) 1.33 (0.85–2.07) 91 16.3 (13.2–19.9)
37–48 159 65 40.9 (33.5–48.6) 1.36 (0.85–2.16) 81 16.9 (13.6–21.0)
49–60 130 56 43.1 (35.0–52.0) 1.48 (0.91–2.42) 68 17.4 (13.6–21.9)
Overall 662 259 39.1 (35.4–42.9)   323 16.2 (14.6–18.1)
  1. aLinear trend analysis for proportion of unintentional injuries with age group (P = 0.09, Chi square value = 2.76)
  2. bLinear trend analysis for incidence rate with age group (P value = 0.743, Chi-square value =1.27)