Table 4

Unadjusted logistic regression models for carer report of child health (dependent variable) and carer and householder report of gambling problems (nchildren= 618)
Diarrhoea &/or vomiting Respiratory infections Ear infections
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Carer gambling problems1 1.43 (0.96–2.12) 1.37 (0.92–2.05) 1.50 (1.00–2.26)
Householder gambling problems2 1.47 (1.00–2.18) 1.12 (0.74–1.69) 1.72 (1.16–2.57)
Community level gambling problems
Lowest problems (<20%) (p = 0.97) 1.0 (p = 0.14) 1.0 (p = 0.01) 1.0
Intermediate problems (20% to 49%) 1.01 (0.61–1.69) 1.66 (0.94–2.92) 1.28 (0.75–2.18)
Highest problems (>50%) 1.07 (0.59–1.94) 1.85 (0.97–3.55) 2.29 (1.26–4.15)

1 Carer reported gambling problems for themselves or someone in the house.

2 Householder reported gambling problems for themselves or someone in the house.

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