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Table 8 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 less 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) 1.798 [1.505–2.148] 1.450 [1.139–1.845] 1.201 [0.880–1.641]
Family Status
 Married with children 1.127 [0.718–1.770] 0.890 [0.487–1.625] 0.819 [0.380–1.764]
 Married without children 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Single with children 1.934 [0.806–4.640] 0.802 [0.183–3.511] 0.594 [0.078–4.535]
 Single without children 1.437 [1.203–1.717] 1.230 [0.965–1.567] 1.191 [0.877–1.618]
Population Group
 Other Israelis 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Immigrants from FSU 1.207 [0.968–1.475] 1.010 [0.764–1.333] 0.911 [0.633–1.310]
 Ethiopian Immigrants 0.413 [0.162–1.055] 1.785 [0.641–4.973] 1.780 [0.442–7.172]
 Israeli Arabs 2.041 [1.450–2.874] 2.547 [1.725–3.760] 3.210 [1.999–5.156]
Income
 Higher income (4thQuartile) 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 3thQuartile 2.995 [2.325–3.858] 1.958 [1.301–2.946] 2.048 [1.186–3.535]
 2ndQuartile 5.420 [4.215–6.971] 3.586 [2.452–5.245] 3.839 [2.322–6.347]
 Lower income (1stQuartile) 11.534 [9.050–14.699] 7.079 [4.997–10.029] 7.297 [4.600–11.576]
Injury Circumstances
 Injured not at work 1.0c 1.0c 1.0c
 Injured at work - without recognition of NII 0.898 [0.561–1.439] 0.729 [0.367–1.448] 0.582 [0.225–1.504]
 Injured at work - with recognition of NII 4.112 [3.471–4.870] 1.592 [1.272–1.992] 1.374 [1.036–1.822]
  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)