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Table 2 Associated factor of RTA in emergency department of the hospital, Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Patterns of road traffic injury and potential consequences among patients visiting Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Hawassa, Ethiopia

Variables Road traffic accident AOR, 95% CI P-value
Yes No
Age category
 < 20 years 18 24 2.57 (0.61–4.04) 0.35
 20–29 years 64 54 2.58 (1.14–5.84) 0.01
 30–39 years 22 56 0.75 (0.31–1.81) 0.52
 40–49 years 23 25 2.08 (0.84–5.34) 0.12
 50–59 years 22 4 0.44 (0.12–1.63) 0.22
  ≥ 60 years 8 30 1  
Sex
 Male 108 98 1.84 (1.11– 3.09) 0.01
 Female 35 109 1  
Residence
 Urban 104 102 2.47 (1.51–4.02)  < 0.01
 Rural 35 109 1  
  1. 1—reference category
  2. Statistically significant variables are highlighted in italic