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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of risk factors for non-fatal drowning in rural areas, Guangdong, China

From: An analysis of risk factors of non-fatal drowning among children in rural areas of Guangdong Province, China: a case-control study

Risk factors Odds Ratio 95% CI
Swimming ability   
   Poor 2.74 1.14-6.62
   good 1.00 reference
Swimming/fishing in natural waters in absence of adult supervision in last 12 months   
   Yes 3.40 1.92-6.03
   no 1.00 reference
Playing in natural waters in last 12 months   
   yes 2.08 1.17-3.70
   no 1.00 reference
Using life vest in water activities in last 12 months   
   No recreational water activity 0.36 0.18-0.70
   yes 1.00 reference
Supervisor's age(year)   
   ≥ 30 0.20 0.09-0.49
   No supervisor 0.36 0.14-0.91
   <20 1.00 reference