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Table 2 Odds ratio and adjusted odds ratios of reported injuries for persons over five years of age by socio-demographic and urban/rural status in Pakistan (NHSP, 1990–94)

From: Incidence, patterns and severity of reported unintentional injuries in Pakistan for persons five years and older: results of the National Health Survey of Pakistan 1990–94

Variables OR   95% CI AOR   95% CI
Age categories       
   5–15 years 1.0    1.0   
   16–30 years 1.1   0.9–1.3 1.1   0.9–1.4
   31–45 years 1.1   0.9–1.4 1.2   0.9–1.6
   > 45 years 1.3   1.0–1.6 1.4 * 1.0–1.9
Sex       
   Female 1.0    1.0   
   Male 1.8 * 1.5–2.3 1.9 * 1.5–2.4
Education       
   Not literate 1.0    1.0   
   Literate 1.5 * 1.2–2.1 1.3   0.9–1.7
Location of residence       
   Rural 1.0    1.0   
   Urban 1.4 * 1.1–1.8 1.2   0.9–1.6
  1. Source: NHSP 1990–94. *p ≤ 0.05