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Table 5 Environmental hazard risk and injury rates among the study children

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

Environmental hazard risk Number of study children (N) No of children injureda n (%, 95% CI) Incidence rate of injuries per 100 child monthsb (95% CI) No of children severely injuredc n (%, 95% CI) Incidence rate of severe injuries per 100 child monthsd (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)
  1. aLinear trend analysis for number of injured children as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.17, Chi square = 1.81)
  2. bLinear trend analysis for incidence rate of injury as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.18, Chi square value =3.36)
  3. cLinear trend analysis for number of severely injured children as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.77, Chi square = 0.08)
  4. dLinear trend analysis for incidence rate for severe injury as per environmental hazard risk cateogeries (P = 0.98, Chi square value = 0.04)