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Table 4 Associated risk factors for “Dangerous Selfie”

From: Prevalence and determinants of the dangerous selfie among medical and nursing students: a cross-sectional study from eastern India

VariablesTotal number of participants (n = 595)Total number of participants “took selfie in a situation which could be potentially dangerous”n = 52 (%)Unadjusted odd ratio (95% CI)P-ValueAdjusted odd ratio (95% CI)P-value
Age (in years)
 17–1919918 (9.0)1.59 (0.45–5.63)0.464  
 20–2234531 (9.0)1.58 (0.47–5.37)0.471  
  ≥ 23513 (5.9)Reference   
Gender
 Female33815 (4.4)Reference Reference 
 Male25737 (14.4)3.62 (1.94–6.76)< 0.0014.96 (2.53–9.74)< 0.001
Occupation
 Nursing students2119 (4.3)Reference   
 Medical students38443 (11.2)2.83 (1.35–5.93)0.006  
Taking selfies on a daily basis
 No26515 (5.7)Reference   
 Yes33037 (11.2)2.11 (1.13–3.93)0.019  
Posting selfies on social media daily
 No46232 (6.9)Reference Reference 
 Yes13320 (15.0)2.38 (1.31–4.32)0.0043.33 (1.71–6.47)< 0.001
Selfitis Behaviour Scale (SBS) score
 SBS score (0–75)58147 (8.1)Reference Reference 
 SBS Score (76–100)145 (35.7)6.31 (2.03–19.60)0.0014.97 (1.43–17.28)0.012