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Table 3 Logistic regression analyses of personal experience with firearm violence among respondents of the Iowa FFA firearm survey

From: Rural youth’s exposure to firearm violence and their attitudes regarding firearm safety measures

Variable Likelihood of Having Personally Seen Someone Threatened with a Firearma Likelihood of Personally Knowing Someone Killed or Injured by a Firearmb
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Sex
 Male 0.90 0.53–1.50 0.67 0.53–0.84
 Female 1.0 (ref)   1.0 (ref)  
Age
 16–18 years 1.12 0.65–1.92 1.19 0.93–1.51
 13–15 years 1.0 (ref)   1.0 (ref)  
Residence
 Farm 1.89 0.95–3.77 0.74 0.56–0.96
 Country/Not Farm 1.92 0.84–4.35 1.03 0.74–1.44
 Town 1.0 (ref)   1.0 (ref)  
Race
 Caucasian 1.0 (ref)   1.0 (ref)  
 Non-Caucasian 2.56 1.02–6.40 1.46 0.85–2.49
Rifle/Shotgun in Home
 Yes 0.48 0.21–1.11 1.53 1.06–2.20
 No 1.0 (ref)   1.0 (ref)  
Handgun in Home
 Yes 3.01 1.51–6.00 1.23 0.96–1.58
 No 1.0 (ref)   1.0 (ref)  
  1. a The total number of cases used in the logistic regression model was 1370
  2. b The total number of cases used in the logistic regression model was 1369