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Table 3 The multivariate logistic regression modela for predicting not RTW within 1 month, 1 year and 2 years, by demographic and injury characteristics

From: Socio-economic disparities and returning to work following an injury

Demographic and injury characteristics Odds Ratio (OR)
[Confidence Interval (95%)]
Not RTW within 1 month
(39%)
Not RTWwithin 1 year
(12%)
Not RTWwithin 2 yearsb
(8%)
Age
 21–34 1.329 [1.208–1.463] 0.750 [0.653–0.861] 0.537 [0.450–0.642]
 35–44 1.278 [1.15–1.419] 0.969 [0.835–1.125] 0.690 [0.569–0.837]
 45–54 1.116 [1.008–1.235] 1.046 [0.907–1.208] 0.786 [0.653–0.947]
 55+ with more than 5 years before retirement age 0.953 [0.850–1.068] 0.851 [0.723–1.001] 0.779 [0.633–0.958]
 55+ with less than 5 years before retirement age 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
Gender (male vs. female) 1.947 [1.846–2.053] 2.038 [1.878–2.211] 1.813 [1.626–2.022]
Family Status
 Married with children 1.086 [1.009–1.168] 1.054 [0.949–1.169] 1.154 [1.004–1.327]
 Married without children 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Single with children 1.273 [1.136–1.426] 1.449 [1.239–1.695] 1.511 [1.222–1.868]
 Single without children 1.180 [1.096–1.271] 1.011 [0.909–1.124] 1.081 [0.938–1.245]
Population Group
 Other Israelis 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Immigrants from FSU 1.069 [1.002–1.140] 0.913 [0.827–1.008] 0.843 [0.735–0.967]
 Ethiopian Immigrants 0.960 [0.811–1.136] 1.216 [0.968–1.528] 1.252 [0.921–1.702]
 Israeli Arabs 1.592 [1.508–1.680] 1.932 [1.797–2.078] 2.111 [1.916–2.326]
Income
 Higher income (4thQuartile) 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 3thQuartile 2.401 [2.241–2.571] 2.414 [2.136–2.728] 2.369 [1.990–2.819]
 2ndQuartile 4.433 [4.135–4.754] 4.785 [4.254–5.384] 4.527 [3.835–5.343]
 Lower income (1stQuartile) 8.165 [7.594–8.870] 8.117 [7.216–9.131] 8.005 [6.795–9.431]
Injury Circumstances
 Injured not at work 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Injured at work - without recognition of NII 0.746 [0.677–0.822] 0.822 [0.705–0.958] 0.860 [0.700–1.057]
 Injured at work - with recognition of NII 3.872 [3.686–4.068] 2.483 [2.319–2.658] 2.220 [2.028–2.431]
  1. aThe model is adjusted for all variables presented in the Table and in addition to injury mechanism, injury severity and prior-to injury disability
  2. bRefers to those injured between 2008–2012
  3. cReference group (OR = 1.0)