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Table 3 The association of fatal RTAs with predictor variables; Crude odd ratio and adjusted odd ratio (COR, AOR) from the ordinal logistic regression

From: Determinants of fatal car accident risk in Finote Selam town, Northwest Ethiopia

Predictor variableCategoryOrdinal logistic regression result
Univariate analysisMultivariable analysis
COR(95%CI)P-valueAOR(95%Cl)P-value
 Drivers age0.94 (0.91, 0.97)0.001*0.96 (0.93,1.00).033*
Drivers experience0.89 (0.83, 0.94)0.001*0.91 (0.85,0.97).005*
Vehicle service in year0.91 (0.85,0.98)0.008*0.90 (0.83,0.98).011*
SeasonAutumn0.40 (0.21, 0.76)0.005*0.44 (0.22,0.88).019*
Winter0.47 (0.25, 0.87)0.017*0.81 (0.41,1.59).536
Spring0.47 (0.25, 0.89)0.021*0.68 (0.34,1.34).262
Summer (ref)    
DayWeekend2.92 (1.74, 4.88)0.001*2.74 (1.58,4.75).001*
Weekday (ref)    
Drivers Educational levelBelow grade 121.97 (1.13,3.45)0.017*1.89 (1.02,3.47).042*
Grade 12 and above (ref)    
Vehicle to driver relationOwn0.43 (0.22,0.84)0.014*0.39 (0.19,0.80).010*
Employed (ref)    
Vehicle typeMinibus1.63 (0.83,3.19).1541.24 (0.54,2.84).608
Bajaj1.00 (0.42,2.36)1.0000.60(.22,1.65).321
Cargo0.89 (0.43,1.83).7420.83 (0.34,2.02).676
Pickup (ref)    
Vehicle ownerPrivate1.23 (0.69,2.19).4760.89 (0.42,1.89).763
Government (ref)    
Light situationDaylight2.59 (1.28,5.23)0.008*2.36 (1.09,5.14).030*
Night (ref)