Skip to main content

Table 2 Logistic regression models of the associations between the injury mechanisms and an extended hospital stay

From: The associations between injury mechanism and extended hospital stay among pediatric patients: findings from a trauma Center in Saudi Arabia

  Unadjusted model Adjusted model
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age (years)
 0–8    Reference  
 9–13    1.5 1.1–1.9
 14–18    1.7 1.3–2.1
 Gender     
 Female    Reference  
 Male    0.7 0.6–0.9
Injury mechanism
 Falls Reference   Reference  
 MVCs 16.2 11.3–23.3 4.8 3.2–7.1
 Motorcycle crashes 7.1 4.3–11.9 3.6 2.1–6.3
 Pedestrian 10.7 7.2–15.7 3.7 2.4–5.6
 Burns 14.5 9.8–21.3 4.1 2.7–6.3
 Drowning 4.6 2.3–9.2 2.3 1.1–4.8
 Intentional injuries 3.6 1.9–6.9 2.0 1.0–4.1
Transportation mode
 Ambulance    Reference  
 Private car    0.3 0.2–0.4
 Other    0.2 0.1–1.2
Surgery
 No    Reference  
 Yes    1.7 1.3–2.1
ICU admission
 No    Reference  
 Yes    7.4 5.9–9.2
Trauma team activation
 No    Reference  
 Yes    0.8 0.6–1.1
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, MVC Motor vehicle crash, ICU Intensive care unit
\