Table 3

Final models estimating the association between important risk factors and risk of reporting verbal abuse in the past 12 months, by work-organisational and client-related risk factors, Safe Home Care Survey, Massachusetts, USA

Model 1:
RR
95% CI
Model 2:
adjusted for age*
RR
95% CI
Client with limited mobility1.471.35
1.03 to 2.100.94 to 1.93
Client with dementia1.391.38
1.08 to 1.79d1.07 to 1.78
Too little space to work1.511.52
1.16 to 1.951.17 to 1.97
Unclear care plan1.351.27
1.01 to 1.810.95 to 1.69
Predictable hours0.730.74
0.58 to 0.940.58 to 0.94
  • *Model includes the five variables shown, adjusted for age of aide (see text).