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Table 3 Association between socio-demographic factors and unintentional injuries in the study

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

Co-variates Cateogery Injured in past 3 months Uninjured in past 3 months Unadjusted ORa (95% CI) Adjusted ORb (95% CI)
Gender Male 137(42.6%) 184(57.4%) 1.34(0.97–1.85) 1.31(0.96–1.81)
Female 122(35.8%) 219(64.2%)   
Siblings ≤ 2 221(38%) 357(62%) 0.74(0.46–1.22) 1.11(0.69–1.79)
  > 2 38(45%) 46(55%)   
Maternal age ≤ median 145(40.1%) 216(59.9%) 1.10(0.79–1.52)  
> median 114(37.9%) 187(62.1%)   
Maternal education 0–7 yrs 142(41.3%) 202(58.7%) 1.20(0.87–1.67)  
  ≥ 8 yrs 117(36.8%) 201(63.2%)   
Maternal occupation Home maker 68(46.6%) 78(53.4%) 1.48(1.01–2.18) 1.34(0.92–1.97)
  Employed outside home 191(37.1%) 325(62.9%)   
Father living with the child Yes 250(39.2%) 387(60.7%) 1.14(0.47–3)  
  No 9(36%) 16(64%)   
Paternal age ≤ median 110(36.4%) 192(63.6%) 0.81(0.58–1.12)  
  > median 149(41.4%) 211(58.6%)   
Paternal Education 0–7 yrs 160(39.7%) 243(60.3%) 1.06(0.73–1.48)  
  ≥ 8 yrs 99(38.2%) 160(61.8%)   
Paternal occupation Unemployed 15(44.1%) 19(55.9%) 1.24(0.57–2.63)  
  working 244(38.8%) 384(61.2%)   
House Type Others 163(42%) 226(58%) 1.32(0.95–1.85) 1.16(0.83–1.61)
  Pucca 96(35%) 177(65%)   
Family size ≤ 5 137(38.7%) 217(61.3%) 0.96(0.69–1.33)  
  > 5 122(40%) 186(60%)   
Number of rooms ≤ 2 205(41%) 294(59%) 1.40(0.95–2.1)  
  > 2 54(33%) 109(67%)   
Over crowding > 2 per room 202(43%) 268(57%) 1.78 (1.22–2.6) 1.66(1.14–2.41)
  ≤ 2 per room 57(30%) 135(70%)   
Family income per month (INR) < 4650 137(41%) 198(59%) 1.16(0.84–1.6)  
  4650 or more 122(37.3%) 205(62.7%)   
  1. aBivariate analysis
  2. bMultivariable logistic regression analysis