Table 2

Multivariable associations between child characteristics, work status and labor

Any work 1

<21 hrs 2

22-27 hrs 2

Labor 2


Gender

Male

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

Female

1.95**

1.93**

1.94*

2.16**

[1.46 - 2.61]

[1.42 - 2.61]

[1.17 - 3.21]

[1.43 - 3.27]

Relationship

Biological child

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

Other

1.11

1.08

1.38

1.07

[0.83 - 1.48]

[0.79 - 1.47]

[0.83 - 2.32]

[0.71 - 1.61]

School enrollment

Enrolled

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

Not enrolled

2.14*

1.72

1.66

5.04**

[1.18 - 3.90]

[0.93 - 3.16]

[0.51 - 5.41]

[2.35 - 10.84]

Caregiver reported

Very good or good

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

health of the child

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

Fair

0.85

0.9

0.93

0.64

[0.57 - 1.27]

[0.59 - 1.36]

[0.46 - 1.89]

[0.37 - 1.10]

Poor or very poor

0.42**

0.38**

0.53

0.53

[0.24 - 0.76]

[0.20 - 0.70]

[0.19 - 1.49]

[0.25 - 1.12]

Age

6-7

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

8-10

3.45**

3.08**

4.45**

5.50**

[2.44 - 4.87]

[2.15 - 4.40]

[2.18 - 9.11]

[3.10 - 9.77]

11-12

5.85**

4.85**

10.64**

9.82**

[3.80 - 9.02]

[3.07 - 7.64]

[4.86 - 23.27]

[5.14 - 18.76]

Location

Urban

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

(reference)

Rural

2.38**

2.12**

2.96**

2.94**

[1.65 - 3.45]

[1.46 - 3.09]

[1.70 - 5.15]

[1.84 - 4.69]


*, **, and *** denote significance at the 0.05, 0.01, and 0.001 levels, respectively

1 relative to no work; estimates from a logistic regression model controlling for site fixed effects

2 relative to no work; estimates from a multinomial logistic regression model controlling for site fixed effects

Whetten et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11:1   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-1

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