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Table 3 Univariate associations between injury location and injury cause

From: The mechanism and pattern of injuries of undocumented immigrants crossing the Texas-Mexico border along the Rio Grande Valley

Injury Location Injury Cause Odds ratio 99% CI P-value
Extremity Assault 0.16 0.02 0.72 0.001
Bridge 1.21 0.28 6.20 0.799
Fence- jump or fall 3.36 1.29 9.62 0.001
Injured fleeing 3.24 1.06 12.05 0.005
MVA 0.18 0.05 0.58 < 0.001
Spine Assault 0.21 0.00 2.09 0.128
Bridge 2.37 0.45 10.59 0.117
Fence- jump or fall 2.05 0.71 5.87 0.075
Injured fleeing 0.26 0.03 1.21 0.025
MVA 1.91 0.51 6.47 0.210
Soft tissue head Assault 3.47 0.64 15.81 0.029
Bridge 0.76 0.03 5.15 1.000
Fence- jump or fall 0.06 0.00 0.58 0.000
Injured fleeing 0.59 0.08 2.53 0.451
MVA 4.08 1.06 14.95 0.004
Chest Assault 2.55 0.33 13.41 0.125
Bridge 1.06 0.05 7.44 1.000
Fence- jump or fall 0.09 0.00 0.84 0.002
Injured fleeing 0.16 0.00 1.56 0.049
MVA 8.77 2.12 38.61 < 0.001
Skull injury Assault 3.96 0.62 20.10 0.028
Bridge 1.13 0.05 8.01 1.000
Fence- jump or fall 0.21 0.01 1.28 0.023
Injured fleeing 0.00 0.00 1.04 0.008
MVA 7.58 1.77 33.81 < 0.001
Intracranial Assault 6.06 1.05 30.80 0.004
Bridge 1.21 0.05 8.65 0.684
Fence- jump or fall 0.22 0.01 1.39 0.036
Injured fleeing 0.00 0.00 1.11 0.014
MVA 4.95 1.07 21.94 0.003
Pelvis or Abdomen Assault 0.67 0.00 7.47 1.000
Bridge 1.65 0.07 12.58 0.627
Fence- jump or fall 1.10 0.18 5.46 1.000
Injured fleeing 0.55 0.02 3.80 0.739
MVA 1.38 0.12 8.15 0.708
  1. Odds ratio and associated 99% confidence interval (CI) are reported, in addition to the p-value from the Fisher’s exact test. Odds ratios with P < 0.01 are in bold. MVA Motor vehicle accidents