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Table 2 Factors Associated with Injuries in Preschool Children, EDHS 2014

From: Factors associated with injuries among preschool children in Egypt: demographic and health survey results, 2014

Studied variablesChild injuriesTotalP value
No = 14,216
N (%)
Yes = 633
N (%)
Sociodemographics
Age   < 0.001*
 <2 years6177 (98.2)111 (1.8)6288 
 2–4 years8039 (93.9)522 (6.1)8561
Gender   < 0.001*
 Male7422 (95.0)390 (5.0)7812
 Female6794 (96.5)243 (3.5%)7037
Urban Rural Residence   0.001*
 Urban4423 (96.5)159 (3.5)4582
 Rural9794 (95.4)474 (4.6)10,268
Place of Residence
 Urban1437 (96.2)56 (3.8)14930.87
 Governorates1297 (95.7)58 (4.3%)13550.94
 Lower Urban5414 (94.4%)319 (5.6%)5733< 0.001*
 Lower Rural1607 (97.5%)41 (2.5%)16480.001*
 Upper Urban4313 (96.5%)155 (3.5%)44680.01*
 Upper Rural Frontiers148 (97.4%)4 (2.6%)1520.04*
Mothers’ education
 No education2569 (96.5)92 (3.5)26610.09
 Some education3194 (95.3)159 (4.7)33530.13
 Secondary/higher education8273 (95.8)363 (4.2)86360.96
Wealth index
 Low5226 (95.0)274 (5.0)55000.01*
 Middle3602 (95.9)155 (4.1)37570.69
 High5388 (96.3)205 (3.7)55930.03*
Maternal Factors
Marriage age (yrs)
 9–196634 (95.2)338 (4.8)69720.01*
 20–286835 (96.2)272 (3.8)58320.12
 29–44414 (98.4)7 (1.6)421.10.16
Mother working status    
 Yes1772 (95.9)75 (4.1)18470.64
 No12,091 (95.7)543 (4.3)12,634 
Care Level    
Left alone (> 1 h)    
 Yes405 (86.4)64 (13.6)469< 0.001*
 No13,811 (96.)569 (4.0)14,380 
Left with a Minor (< 10 yr)
 Yes340 (84.8)61 (15.2)401< 0.001*
 No13,876 (96.0)572 (4.0)14,448 
  1. *Significance p < 0.05