Table 3

Odds ratios (OR) and confidence intervals (CI) by injury status for boys and girls by age group

Infants and toddlers (n=3630)Preschoolers (n=1876)School aged (n=5500)
Population characteristicBoys OR (95% CI)Girls OR (95% CI)Boys OR (95% CI)Girls OR (95% CI)Boys OR (95% CI)Girls OR (95% CI)
*Note: each OR was adjusted for the other variables in this table.
Ref refers to reference category.
No of siblings
    0RefRefRefRefRefRef
    1+1.05 (0.83 to 1.33)0.88 (0.67 to 1.15)0.77 (0.50 to 1.18)1.41 (0.79 to 2.52)1.06 (0.82 to 1.38)0.86 (0.64 to 1.15)
Marital status
    Two parent familyRefRefRefRefRefRef
    Single female headship1.59 (1.13 to 2.24)0.82 (0.52 to 1.32)1.59 (0.94 to 2.70)1.00 (0.55 to 1.83)1.60 (1.25 to 2.04)0.84 (0.63 to 1.11)
Income level
    <$10 000–14 999 (low)RefRefRefRefRefRef
    15–29 999 (middle)1.65 (1.05 to 2.58)0.75 (0.44 to 1.27)1.47 (0.72 to 3.00)0.81 (0.39 to 1.71)1.23 (0.85 to 1.76)1.17 (0.74 to 1.83)
    30–$40 000+ (high)1.48 (0.94 to 2.34)0.87 (0.53 to 1.44)2.14 (1.03 to 4.43)0.85 (0.41 to 1.78)1.06 (0.73 to 1.53)1.04 (0.67 to 1.62)
Education level
    ≤ High schoolRefRefRefRefRefRef
    > High school0.88 (0.69 to 1.12)1.15 (0.87 to 1.53)1.08 (0.78 to 1.49)1.32 (0.90 to 1.95)1.29 (1.09 to 1.54)1.18 (0.98 to 142)