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Table 4 Adjusted incidence rate ratios (IRR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for post-injury admissions for mental health conditions comparing those with burn injury with non-injured, by age group

From: Long-term mental health outcomes after unintentional burns sustained during childhood: a retrospective cohort study

Age at index event Adjusted IRR (95% CI)a
Mood and anxiety disorders Psychotic disorders Drug and alcohol abuse
0–4 years 2.24 (1.68–2.97) 2.59 (1.56–4.29) 2.38 (1.74–3.26)
5–9 years 3.36 (1.81–6.23) 2.57 (1.23–5.35) 8.30 (4.62–14.90)
10–14 years 3.42 (2.24–5.21) 4.15 (2.13–8.10) 6.44 (4.43–9.37)
15–17 years 2.50 (1.50–4.17) 1.77 (0.79–3.96) 5.15 (3.25–8.16)
  1. aNegative binomial regression models adjusted for gender, indigenous status, social disadvantage, geographic remoteness to services, prior mental health admissions, pre-existing comorbidity, admission year