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Table 5 Factors associated with full RTW at 4 months post injury for hospital admissions, frequencies (row percentage) and unadjusted and adjusted relative risks

From: Getting back to work after injury: the UK Burden of Injury multicentre longitudinal study

  RTW (N=64) Not RTW (N=50) Unadjusted relative risk (95% CI) Model 1 Adjusted1relative risks (95% CI) Model 2 Adjusted1relative risks (95% CI)
Study centre
Nottingham 18 (56.3) 14 (43.8) 1   1   1  
Bristol 12 (63.2) 7 (36.8) 1.12 (0.71 to 1.78) 1.28 (0.75 to 2.16) 1.13 (0.73 to 1.76)
Swansea 24 (48.0) 26 (52.0) 0.85 (0.56 to 1.30) 0.91 (0.58 to 1.41) 0.9 (0.58 to 1.39)
Surrey 10 (76.9) 3 (23.1) 1.37 (0.89 to 2.10) 1.24 (0.79 to 1.96) 1.29 (0.82 to 2.05)
Sex
Females 20 (47.6) 22 (52.4) 1   1   1  
Males 44 (61.1) 28 (38.9) 1.28 (0.89 to 1.86) 1.65 (1.05 to 2.61) 1.94 (1.34 to 2.82)
Age
16-35 years 15 (57.7) 11 (42.3) 1   1    
36-55 years 35 (61.4) 22 (38.6) 1.06 (0.72 to 1.57) 1.09 (0.75 to 1.59)   
56-65 years 14 (45.2) 17 (54.8) 0.78 (0.47 to 1.30) 0.83 (0.51 to 1.34)   
Ethnicity
White UK 60 (55.6) 48 (44.4) 1   1    
Other 4 (66.7) 2 (33.3) 1.2 (0.66 to 2.17) 1.16 (0.62 to 2.14)   
Deprivation (Townsend score tertiles)
1 (least deprived) 30 (69.8) 13 (30.2) 1   1   1  
2 17 (47.2) 19 (52.8) 0.68 (0.45 to 1.01) 0.56 (0.36 to 0.88) 0.61 (0.40 to 0.93)
3 (most deprived) 17 (48.6) 18 (51.4) 0.7 (0.47 to 1.03) 0.52 (0.34 to 0.78) 0.59 (0.40 to 0.85)
Employment
Paid employment 47 (52.8) 42 (47.2) 1   1    
Self-employed 17 (68.0) 8 (32.0) 1.29 (0.92 to 1.80) 1.01 (0.67 to 1.52)   
Long-term illness
No 58 (54.7) 48 (45.3) 1   1    
Yes 6 (75.0) 2 (25.0) 1.37 (0.88 to 2.12) 0.79 (0.41 to 1.52)   
Place of injury
Home 18 (58.1) 13 (41.9) 1   1   1  
Work 8 (33.3) 16 (66.7) 0.57 (0.30 to 1.09) 0.5 (0.28 to 0.90) 0.49 (0.27 to 0.87)
Road 17 (65.4) 9 (34.6) 1.13 (0.75 to 1.70) 0.81 (0.52 to 1.27) 0.87 (0.57 to 1.32)
Sports ground 7 (50.0) 7 (50.0) 0.86 (0.47 to 1.58) 0.75 (0.38 to 1.46) 0.68 (0.37 to 1.23)
Other 14 (73.7) 5 (26.3) 1.27 (0.85 to 1.90) 1.32 (0.84 to 2.08) 1.23 (0.82 to 1.83)
Type of injury
Other 32 (66.7) 16 (33.3) 1   1    
Upper limb injury 12 (63.2) 7 (36.8) 0.95 (0.64 to 1.41) 0.97 (0.65 to 1.45)   
Lower limb injury 20 (42.6) 27 (57.4) 0.64 (0.43 to 0.94) 0.6 (0.38 to 0.95)   
Severity
Minor 17 (65.4) 9 (34.6) 1   1    
Moderate to severe 47 (53.4) 41 (46.6) 0.82 (0.58 to 1.15) 1.04 (0.68 to 1.59)   
Injury intent
Unintentional 58 (55.8) 46 (44.2) 1   1    
Other 6 (60.0) 4 (40.0) 1.08 (0.63 to 1.84) 0.77 (0.42 to 1.41)   
  1. 1 all variables in the column were included into the model 2 P-value for exclusion from the model.