Table 3.

Logistic Regression of Factors Related to Various Prevention Practices (Weighted)

VariablesElectrical Plugs
OR*(95% CI)
Syrup of Ipecac
OR (95% CI)
Car Seats
OR (95% CI)
Daily Reading
(Cohabitating)
OR (95% CI)
(Not Cohabitating)
OR (95% CI)
Depression
 Neither time pointReference
 At 1 time point.79 (.68, .93).83 (.69, .99).77 (.65, .90).65 (.53, .80)1.05 (.79, 1.39)
 At 2 time points.75 (.59, .96)1.04 (.78, 1.39).69 (.55, .88).61 (.43, .87).81 (.56, 1.16)
Maternal education
 <12th gradeReference
 12th grade1.16 (.95, 1.42)2.50 (1.92, 3.27)1.09 (.89, 1.32)2.14 (1.59, 2.88)1.74 (1.27, 2.39)
 >12th grade1.21 (.97, 1.51)4.41 (3.35, 5.82)1.70 (1.38, 2.10)4.42 (3.24, 6.02)2.18 (1.50, 3.17)
Maternal age (y)
 19 or youngerReference
 20–291.14 (.89, 1.46).94 (.67, 1.31)1.07 (.84, 1.36).61 (.40, .91)1.03 (.72, 1.47)
 30 or older1.09 (.82, 1.44)1.17 (.82, 1.67)1.32 (1.01, 1.72).73 (.47, 1.12)1.19 (.75, 1.89)
Birth order (not 1st).67 (.58, .77)1.27 (1.08, 1.50)*.60 (.50, .72).60 (.45, .80)
Race (black).85 (.74, .97).28 (.24, .33).91 (.79, 1.04).36 (.30, .43).54 (.43, .68)
Income (poor).83 (.71, .97).65 (.54, .78).64 (.55, .75).78 (.64, .96).70 (.53, .93)
Cohabitation (no).82 (.69, .98).64 (.53, .79).75 (.64, .89)
  • CI indicates confidence interval.

  • * Birth order was not related to car seat use in bivariate analysis.