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Table 7 The multivariate logistic regression modela for predicting not RTW within 1 month, 1 year and 2 years, by demographic and injury characteristics among aged 55+ with more than 5 years before retirement age

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 Not RTWwithin 1 year Not RTWwithin 2 yearsb
Gender (male vs. female) 1.803 [1.391–2.337] 1.905 [1.295–2.803] 2.249 [1.338–3.783]
Family Status
 Married with children 0.807 [0.637–1.021] 0.906 [0.654–1.256] 1.110 [0.746–1.650]
 Married without children 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Single with children 0.987 [0.612–1.592] 1.220 [0.647–2.300] 0.506 [0.149–1.715]
 Single without children 0.816 [0.640–1.040] 1.101 [0.787–1.539] 1.267 [0.830–1.934]
Population Group
 Other Israelis 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Immigrant from FSU 1.182 [0.955–1.463] 0.951 [0.698–1.295] 0.933 [0.623–1.399]
 Ethiopian Immigrants 0.842 [0.346–2.047] 0.559 [0.125–2.508] no participants
 Israeli Arabs 1.658 [1.260–2.182] 2.212 [1.590–3.078] 2.652 [1.767–3.982]
Income
 Higher income (4thQuartile) 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 3thQuartile 2.566 [2.040–3.228] 2.195 [1.464–3.292] 1.810 [1.048–3.124]
 2ndQuartile 5.096 [4.008–6.480] 6.107 [4.199–8.881] 4.482 [2.736–7.341]
 Lower income (1stQuartile) 10.110 [7.679–13.311] 10.535 [7.131–15.563] 10.873 [6.680–17.698]
Injury Circumstances
 Injured not at work 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Injured at work - without recognition of NII 1.538 [1.050–2.253] 1.477 [0.852–2.562] 1.074 [0.500–2.306]
 Injured at work - with recognition of NII 5.768 [4.748–7.008] 3.317 [2.520–4.367] 2.636 [1.871–3.715]
  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)