Table 5

Associations between lifetime sexual and physical abuse, personal background factors and non-sports injury among athletics athletes (n=197)

Non-sports injury (1 year prevalence)
Men (n=92)Women (n=105)All athletes (n=197)
Simple modelsMultiple modelsSimple modelsMultiple modelsSimple modelsMultiple models
Lifetime abuse
 SexualNS8.78 (2.76 to 27.93)
(P<0.001)
8.78 (2.76 to 27.93)
(P<0.001)
6.05 (2.31 to 15.83)
(P<0.001)
6.69 (2.44 to 18.33)
(P<0.001)
 PhysicalNSNSNS
Athletics
 Commencing >13 years of ageNS*0.09 (0.01 to 0.81)
(P=0.032)
NSNS
 Event categoryNSNSNS
 Training loadNSNSNS
Childhood family
 Parents ≤12 years of formal educationNSNS0.31 (0.11 to 0.94)
(P=0.039)
0.24 (0.07 to 0.80)
(P=0.020)
 Parents financially disadvantagedNSNSNS3.31 (1.19 to 9.20)
(P=0.022)
 ImmigrantsNSNSNS
Social behaviours
 Regular use of alcoholic beverages4.26 (1.17 to 15.55)
(P=0.028)
6.47 (1.49 to 28.07)
(P=0.013)
NANANS
 Binge drinking4.80 (1.15 to 20.01)
(P=0.031)
NANANS
R2 =0.21 R2 =0.20 R2 =0.18
  • Values are OR (95% CI).

  • *0.13 (0.02 to 1.05) (P=0.055).