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Table 5 Factors associated with an alcohol-related injury in univariate and multivariate binary logistic regression

From: Involvement of alcohol in injury cases in rural Sri Lanka: prevalence and associated factors among in-patients in three primary care hospitals

  Unadjusted Adjusted
Variable Category   OR 95% CI p-value
Mechanism Animal/plant sting/bite ref ref
Transport 4.29 (1.97, 9.36)  < 0.001 5.14 (2.30, 11.49)  < 0.001
Assault 6.11 (2.75, 13.58)  < 0.001 2.29 (0.55, 9.60) 0.257
Mechanical 2.00 (0.34, 4.76) 0.119 1.63 (0.66, 4.03) 0.290
Poisoning 3.52 (1.20, 10.32) 0.022 0.35 (0.16, 11.20) 0.783
Fall 6.33 (1.39, 9.47) 0.008 4.99 (1.84, 13.53) 0.002
Other 1.01 (0.12, 8.50) 0.995 1.01 (0.11, 9.14) 0.993
Intent Unintentional ref ref
Intentional 2.50 (1.62, 3.84)  < 0.001 3.47 (1.01, 11.87) 0.047
Deliberate self-harm 1.61 (0.72, 3.57) 0.244 5.73 (0.84, 39.00) 0.074
Occupation Salaried employed ref ref
Farmer 1.69 (0.83, 3.44) 0.150 1.85 (0.84, 4.09) 0.127
Self-employed 1.59 (0.64, 3.96) 0.322 1.67 (0.64, 4.34) 0.291
Daily wage labour 2.34 (1.12, 4.88) 0.024 1.99 (0.91, 4.35) 0.084
Other 0.44 (0.20, 9.34) 0.033 0.37 (0.16, 0.81) 0.014
Age group 18–25 ref ref
26–40 2.32 (1.17, 4.57) 0.016 2.29 (1.11, 4.72) 0.025
41–55 3.10 (1.55, 6.17) 0.001 2.76 (1.29, 5.90) 0.009
 ≥ 55 1.74 (0.78, 3.88) 0.180 1.69 (0.68, 4.18) 0.258
  1. Hosmer and Lemeshow: X2(8) = 5.584, p = 0.664, Nagelkerke R = 0.197