Table 3

Multivariate analysis of risk factors for non-fatal drowning in rural areas, Guangdong, China

Risk factors

Odds Ratio

95% CI


Swimming ability

Poor

2.74

1.14-6.62

good

1.00

reference

Swimming/fishing in natural waters in absence of adult supervision in last 12 months

Yes

3.40

1.92-6.03

no

1.00

reference

Playing in natural waters in last 12 months

yes

2.08

1.17-3.70

no

1.00

reference

Using life vest in water activities in last 12 months

No recreational water activity

0.36

0.18-0.70

yes

1.00

reference

Supervisor's age(year)

≥ 30

0.20

0.09-0.49

No supervisor

0.36

0.14-0.91

<20

1.00

reference


Ma et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:156   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-156

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