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Table 5 Multivariable log-binomial regression modela of factors associated with self-reported noncompliance with mandatory seatbelt-use law assessed in a cross-sectional study of adult working population. Kuwait, October 2017

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with self-reported noncompliance with mandatory seatbelt-use law while driving among adults in Kuwait

Variable Unadjusted PRa (95% CI), p-value Adjusted PR (95% CI) P-value**
Do you think seatbelt protects from injuries during road traffic crash? (no vs. yes) 1.29 (1.13–1.47) 1.20 (1.06–1.37) 0.004
Have you ever been fined for not wearing seatbelt? (yes vs.no) 1.38 (1.28–1.49) 1.34 (1.24–1.45) < 0.001
Do you think Kuwait has a mandatory seatbelt use law? (no vs. yes) 1.12 (1.05–1.20) 1.11 (1.04–1.19) 0.003
Age (completed years)
 21–30 Ref Ref
 31–40 1.09 (1.01–1.18) 1.07 (1.00–1.16) 0.059
 41–50 1.00 (0.89–1.12) 1.01 (0.90–1.13) 0.860
 > 50 0.87 (0.73–1.05) 0.87 (0.73–1.04) 0.123
Gender (female vs. male) 0.91 (0.85–0.98) 0.92 (0.86–0.99) 0.032
Nationality (Kuwaiti vs. Non-Kuwaiti) 1.13 (1.02–1.25) 1.10 (0.99–1.21) 0.070
  1. PR Prevalence ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. ** p-value associated with adjusted PR
  3. a Model was adjusted for age, gender and nationality effects and were retained in the final model regardless of statistical significance
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