Table 5

Multiple logistic regression analysis to identify independent predictors for recidivism for new victimization

Recidivism*
(n=125, 10.6%)
ORP value
Age0.970.004
Male0.840.45
Race
 Caucasian (ref)
 African American0.910.68
 Other0.410.13
Hispanic2.030.17
Mechanism of injury
 Physical assault (ref)
 Domestic violence1.250.50
 GSW0.350.003
 Human/animal bite0.460.46
 MVC/MCC–†–†
 Sexual assault0.260.035
 Stab0.790.58
 Vehicular assault0.850.80
 Other2.100.20
Hospital length of stay0.960.22
Mental illness
 Positive history2.020.003
 New/worsening after injury1.640.06
Prior traumatic injury
 Resulting from violence/crime1.210.40
 Non-violent trauma1.030.90
Use of VOCARP services1.120.71
  • *Variables not shown above, including race, marital status, and employment, were included in the regression analysis but did not reach statistical significance.

  • †n too small for analysis.

  • GSW, gunshot wound; MCC, motorcycle collision; MVC, motor vehicle collision; VOCARP, Victims of Crime Advocacy and Recovery Program.