Table 2

Multivariable proportional-hazards models1 for mortality vs. travel time to hospital and vaccine clinics in children under 5 years old, under 1 year old, and 1 to 4 years old: hazard ratios and 95% confidence intervals

Age

<1 year

1-4 years

<5 years

Travel model

HR

95% CI

HR

95% CI

HR

95% CI


Time to hospital

Pedestrian travel (per 60 min)

0.98

(0.95-1.02)

1.02

(0.96-1.08)

0.99

(0.95-1.04)

Vehicular travel (per 30 min)

0.98

(0.93-1.03)

*1.08

(0.99-1.17)

1.02

(0.95-1.08)


Time to vaccine clinics

Pedestrian travel (per 15 min)

1.00

(0.98-1.03)

*1.02

(0.99-1.05)

1.02

(0.99-1.04)

Vehicular travel

(per 15 min)

**0.96

(0.93-0.99)

1.02

(0.95-1.08)

0.98

(0.92-1.05)


(*p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01)

1. Final models included sex, ethnic group and rainfall and adjusted for age and calendar time. Significant effects are detailed in the Results section.

Mo├»si et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-142

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