Table 2

Sample Characteristics and Proportion Reporting Injury (weighted proportions)

Total (N = 68261)

Males (N = 34591)

Females (N = 33671)

%

95% CI

%

95% CI

%

95% CI


Aged 12–14 years

35.2

(33.2, 37.3)

34.8

(31.7, 37.8)

35.7

(32.5, 38.9)

Aged 15–17 years

39.6

(37.5, 41.7)

41.1

(38.1, 44.1)

38.0

(34.9, 41.0)

Aged 18–19 years

25.2

(23.3, 27.2)

24.1

(21.5, 26.8)

26.3

(23.4, 29.3)

Rural (vs.urban) residence

23.9

(21.7, 26.1)

22.7

(20.0, 25.5)

25.1

(22.0, 28.2)

Living with parents

84.0

(82.5, 85.6)

85.0

(82.7, 87.3)

83.0

(80.6, 85.5)


Household Income

Lowest

13.3

(11.6, 15.0)

14.3

(11.7, 16.9)

12.2

(10.2, 14.3)

Lower-Middle

26.6

(24.4, 28.9)

25.7

(23.0, 28.4)

27.6

(24.4, 30.8)

Upper-Middle

27.7

(25.5, 29.8)

28.4

(25.6, 31.2)

26.9

(24.0, 29.8)

Highest

11.3

(9.8, 12.8)

11.4

(9.2, 13.5)

11.3

(9.2, 13.3)

Missing

21.1

(19.5, 22.70

20.3

(18.0, 22.5)

22.0

(19.6, 24.4)

Neighbourhood Income

Lowest

17.0

(15.1, 18.8)

18.1

(15.6, 20.5)

15.8

(13.6, 18.0)

Lower-Middle

18.7

(16.6, 20.7)

17.6

(15.0, 20.1)

19.8

(16.7, 22.9)

Middle

19.7

(17.9, 21.5)

20.6

(17.9, 23.4)

18.8

(16.6, 20.9)

Upper-Middle

21.2

(19.1, 23.3)

21.6

(19.0, 24.2)

20.8

(17.8, 23.7)

Highest

23.5

(20.9, 26.1)

22.2

(19.3, 25.0)

24.9

(21.2, 28.5)

Neighbourhood Education

Lowest

19.3

(17.2, 21.5)

18.4

(15.9, 20.8)

20.3

(17.3, 23.3)

Lower-Middle

19.3

(17.2, 21.4)

20.5

(17.7, 23.3)

18.0

(15.4, 20.6)

Middle

19.0

(17.3, 20.8)

19.7

(16.9, 22.5)

18.3

(15.8, 20.7)

Upper-Middle

20.3

(18.0, 22.6)

20.3

(17.4, 23.2)

20.3

(17.6, 23.0)

Highest

22.1

(20.1, 24.1)

21.1

(18.3, 23.9)

23.2

(20.4, 25.9)


Parental SES Index2

Lowest

23.0

(20.9, 25.2)

22.4

(19.5, 25.3)

23.7

(20.5, 26.9)

Lower-Middle

21.5

(19.3, 23.7)

21.1

(18.3, 23.8)

22.0

(18.7, 25.3)

Upper-Middle

22.5

(20.5, 24.6)

22.1

(19.3, 24.9)

23.0

(20.0, 26.0)

Highest

22.1

(19.9, 24.3)

23.7

(20.3, 27.1)

20.3

(17.7, 23.0)

Missing

10.8

(9.0, 12.6)

10.7

(8.5, 12.8)

10.9

(8.5, 13.4)

Parental Education2

<Secondary

10.3

(8.8, 11.9)

9.3

(7.4, 11.3)

11.4

(9.3, 13.6)

Secondary

15.2

(13.1, 17.2)

14.8

(12.4, 17.2)

15.6

(12.5, 18.7)

Some post-secondary

21.3

(19.2, 23.5)

21.2

(18.3, 24.1)

21.4

(18.4, 24.5)

College/trade diploma

29.0

(26.7, 31.3)

29.6

(26.2, 32.9)

28.5

(25.2, 31.7)

University degree

24.1

(22.0, 26.3)

25.1

(22.2, 28.0)

23.1

(20.2, 26.0)


Total Injury

18.8

(16.9, 20.6)

21.0

(18.4, 23.6)

16.5

(13.6, 19.3)

Recreation Injury3

10.9

(9.4, 12.5)

13.5

(11.1, 15.9)

8.3

(6.3, 10.3)

Non-Recreation Injury4

9.8

(8.4, 11.2)

9.9

(8.1, 11.8)

9.6

(7.2, 12.0)


CI = confidence interval

1 Number in the unweighted sample who contributed to the weighted proportions shown (exceptions below)

2 Denominator: unweighted n = 5545 who live with parents

3 Denominator: unweighted n = 6176 (excludes 650 with non-recreation injury)

4 Denominator: unweighted n = 6115 (excludes 711 with recreation injury)

Potter et al. BMC Public Health 2005 5:132   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-5-132

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