Table 3

Sociodemographic factors associated with drowning mortality

CharacteristicUnivariateMultivariable
ORLCLUCLP valueORLCLUCLP value
Sex
 Male1.71.32.30.00041.71.22.30.0007
 FemaleReferenceReference
Age group (years)
 <1ReferenceReference
 1–43.01.46.3<0.00013.01.46.4<0.0001
 5–90.70.31.6.0.70.31.5
 10–140.20.10.6.0.20.10.5.
 15–170.10.040.4.0.10.030.3.
 18–240.20.080.5.0.0970.0300.313.
 25–390.00.00.1.0.00.00.09.
 40–590.10.00.2.0.00.00.13.
 60 +0.10.00.4.0.10.00.2.
Maternal education
 None1.90.48.2
 1–5 years2.80.711.40.3372....
 6–8 years2.50.610.6.....
 9–12 years2.10.58.8.....
 13–17 yearsReferenceReference
Wealth quintile.....
 Q1 (Lowest)1.50.92.50.51471.30.82.20.8396
 Q21.20.62.2.1.10.62.0.
 Q31.30.82.1.1.20.71.9.
 Q41.20.62.1.1.10.62.0.
 Q5 (Highest)ReferenceReference
No. of children in household*
 1ReferenceReference
 20.90.61.40.62730.90.61.50.0026
 31.00.61.5.1.20.81.8.
 41.30.82.1.1.81.12.9.
 5+1.40.82.4.2.11.23.7.
  • *Number of household with no children was very small to draw plausible inference.

  • LCL, lower confidence limit; UCL, upper confidence limit.