Environmental hazard risk

Number of study children (N)

No of children injured^{a} n (%, 95% CI)

Incidence rate of injuries per 100 child months^{b} (95% CI)

No of children severely injured^{c} n (%, 95% CI)

Incidence rate of severe injuries per 100 child months^{d} (95% CI)


Low (≤ 18.3)

209

75(35.8, 28.4–42.8)

14.8(12.0–18.0)

38(18.2, 13.4–23.8)

6.4(4.6–8.6)

Moderate (18.4–28.5)

218

86(39.5, 32.9–46.3)

16.1(13.25–19.5)

37(17.0, 12.2–22.6)

6.3(4.5–8.4)

High (> 28.5)

225

95(42.3, 35.7–48.9)

18.6(15.6–22.1)

39(17.3, 12.8–22.7)

6.5(4.8–8.7)

Total

652

256(39.3, 35.5–43.1)

16.5(14.7–18.3)

114(17.4, 14.7–20.5)

6.4(5.3–7.6)

 ^{a}Linear trend analysis for number of injured children as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.17, Chi square = 1.81)
 ^{b}Linear trend analysis for incidence rate of injury as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.18, Chi square value =3.36)
 ^{c}Linear trend analysis for number of severely injured children as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.77, Chi square = 0.08)
 ^{d}Linear trend analysis for incidence rate for severe injury as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.98, Chi square value = 0.04)