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Table 3 Unadjusted logistic regression models for carer report of child health (dependent variable) and carer, householder and community reported gambling problems (n children = 618)

From: Gambling, housing conditions, community contexts and child health in remote indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, Australia

  2 or more reports Skin infections Scabies2
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Carer gambling problems3 1.77 (1.21–2.60) 1.86 (1.17–2.95) 1.18 (0.74–1.87)
Householder gambling problems4 1.75 (1.18–2.60) 1.11 (0.69–1.81) 1.94 (1.17–3.20)
Community level gambling problems    
Lowest problems (<20%) (p = 0.08) 1.0 (p = 0.30) 1.0 1.21 (0.60–2.40)
Intermediate problems (20% to 49%) 1.39 (0.83–2.33) 0.65 (0.35–1.21) (p = 0.03) 1.0
Highest problems (>50%) 2.01 (1.09–3.69) 0.91 (0.45–1.83) 2.07 (1.21–3.53)
  1. 1 Skin infections with no scabies.
  2. 2 Scabies with or without skin infections.
  3. 3 Carer reported gambling problems for themselves or someone in the house.
  4. 4 Householder reported gambling problems for themselves or someone in the house.