Table 4

Distribution of subjects according to parental socio-economic status.

Socioeconomic class

Involved in child labour n (%)

Not involved in child labour n (%)

Total respondents

Odds ratio

    I

    18 (32.7)

    37(67.3)

    55

    1.00

II

78 (50.0)

78 (50.0)

156

2.06

III

403 (64.5)

222(35.5)

625

3.73

IV

442 (70.4)

186(29.6)

628

4.88

V

42 (70%)

18 (30%)

60

4.8


χ2 for trend = 40.87, p < 0.00001

OR = Odds ratio

I = very high

II = high

III = medium

IV = low

V = very low

Fetuga et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2005 5:2   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-5-2

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