Table 3

Logistic regression predicting severe or fatal injuries when involved in a snowboarding accident

Crude OR (99% CI)Adjusted OR (99% CI)P value
Gender
 Male versus female1.39 (1.15 to 1.68)1.22 (1.00 to 1.48)0.009
Age
 Per year1.02 (1.01 to 1.03)1.02 (1.02 to 1.03)<0.001
Activity
 Standing/sittingReference
 Downhill run1.64 (1.23 to 2.20)1.41 (1.04 to 1.90)0.004
Terrain
 Park versus slope2.15 (1.41 to 3.27)1.83 (1.14 to 2.93)0.001
Cause of accident
 Interindividual collisionReference
 Fall1.95 (1.46 to 2.60)1.75 (1.27 to 2.43)<0.001
 Obstacle impact4.25 (2.43 to 7.43)4.11 (2.33 to 7.26)<0.001
Helmet
 Yes versus no1.23 (1.00 to 1.52)1.31 (1.05 to 1.63)0.001
  • Patients with undefined injury severity excluded.