Table 4

 Multivariate logistic regression results showing factors associated with rural drowning

FactorOR (95% CI)p Value
Age Group 1–4 years
    Poor health of the child’s caregiver3.1 (1.9 to 5.8)0.016
    Child not using flotation devices when swimming2.3 (1.4 to 4.5)0.027
    Child did not receive proper swimming lessons1.8 (1.1 to 5.5)0.039
Age Group 5–14 years
    Child did not often play beside the water2.7 (1.8 to 7.4)0.026
    Lack of constant supervision when the child swims1.9 (1.3 to 5.6)0.033