TABLE 3

Multivariable Analysis of Clinical and Demographic Characteristics Associated With a Delay in Seeking Medical Care (>8 Hours) for Accidental Extremity Fractures

FactoraOdds Ratio95% Confidence Interval
Male gender0.490.23–1.03
Minority race2.541.18–5.47
No external sign3.401.36–8.51
Normal use of extremity3.261.22–8.76
Lower extremity injury2.231.01–4.90
  • a Comparisons are female gender, nonminority race, presence of external signs, abnormal use of fractured extremity, and upper extremity injury.