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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables versus time to reporting to hospital of victims of child sexual abuse at two hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Time to presentation, pattern and immediate health effects of alleged child sexual abuse at two tertiary hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variable Time to report to hospital P-value   
  Less than one week One week and above COR*(95 %CI#) AOR**(95% CI)
Age of the child      
  - Less than 5 years 28(17.2) 10(9.6) 0.062 0.47(0.21-1.04)
  - Five to ten years 62(38.0) 38(36.5) 0.409 0.80(0.47-1.36)
  - More than 10 years 73(44.8) 56(53.8) 1 1
Sex of the child      
  - Male 28(17.2) 37(35.6) 0.001 2.66(1.50-4.70) 2.40(1.34-4.31)
  - Female 135(82.8) 67(64.4) 1 1 1
Previous history of abuse      
  - Yes 20(12.3) 25(24.0) 0.010 2.26(1.18-4.33) 1.88(0.96-3.68)
  - No 143(87.7) 79(76.0) 1 1 1
Place of residence      
  - Addis Ababa 140(85.9) 89(85.6) 0.539 0.89(0.48-2.93)
  - Out of Addis Ababa 23(14.1) 15(14.4) 1 1
Is the abuser known to the child?      
  - Yes 113(69.3) 82(78.8) 0.057 1.64(0.92-2.93)
  - No 50(30.7) 22(21.2) 1 1
  1. *Crude Odds Ratio **Adjusted Odds Ratio #Confidence Interval.