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Table 3 Logistic regression for mechanism of injury and consumption of alcohol for patients admitted to Hospital Central de Maputo with trauma related injuries, June–September, 2010

From: Analysis of trauma admission data at an urban hospital in Maputo, Mozambique

  OR (95 % CI) P value
Road traffic injury 1.0 (0.68–1.61) 0.932
 Pedestrian 1.3 (0.82–2.21) 0.300
 Car passenger 0.5 (0.23–1.02) 0.075
 Car driver 2.7 (0.85–8.31) 0.145
 Motorcyclist 0.5 (0.06–5.16) 0.971
Fall 0.5 (0.25–1.15) 0.150
 From a height (building, stairs, etc.) 0.5 (0.15–1.50) 0.301
 From a tree 0.3 (0.04–2.74) 0.497
 From ground level/back of vehicle 0.8 (0.24–2.70) 0.949
Burn 0.2 (0.07–0.60) 0.003
 Hot liquid 0.2 (0.02–1.38) 0.123
 Fire 0.2 (0.05–0.90) 0.040
 Other 0.2 (0.07–0.60) 0.003
Fighting 1.9 (1.16–3.05) 0.015
Knife wound 2.6 (1.12–5.90) 0.020
Gun wound 1.2 (0.41–3.57) 0.943
Work-related accident 0.4 (0.04–3.59) 0.698
Bites 1.1 (0.37–3.08) 0.889
 Human 1.6 (0.46–5.73) 0.662
 Snake 0.8 (0.07–8.92) 0.966