TABLE 2.

Multivariate Logistic-Regression Results for the Association Between Household Composition and Risk of Inflicted-Injury Death: Missouri, 1992–1999

Household-Composition CategoryCase Households (N = 149), n (%)Control Households (N = 298), n (%)aOR (95% CI)*
Two biological parents only55 (37)192 (64)Reference
One biological parent only42 (28)89 (30)0.9 (0.6–1.9)
Other relative present15 (10)9 (3)2.3 (0.8–6.2)
Stepparent or foster parent6 (4)6 (2)1.1 (0.3–4.7)
Unrelated adult(s)31 (21)2 (1)47.6 (10.4–218)
  • * Regression analyses were adjusted for child's race, mother's age at child's birth, late or no prenatal care, siblings <5 years old, and prior child abuse or neglect reports on child and household.