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Table 3 Risk factors for adverse events reported after yoga class

From: A large-scale survey of adverse events experienced in yoga classes

Factors   Chi-square value P-value Odds ratio (95% CI)
Sex   2.67 0.125  
Age (less than 40 years)   14.65 0.000 1.73(1.30-2.30)
Frequency of attending classes   0.23 0.661  
Condition on the day of class     
  Severity of physical condition on that day 15.54 0.000 1.83(1.35-2.47)
  Level of overexertion 73.73 0.000 2.55(2.05-3.17)
  Physical strain 83.84 0.000 2.86(2.27-3.59)
  Mental strain 48.27 0.000 6.36(3.51-11.51)
Presence of chronic disease   20.08 0.000 1.52(1.26-1.82)
  Ocular and otologic disorders 0.31 0.625  
  Respiratory disorders 7.22 0.011 1.90(1.18-3.07)
  Cardiovascular disorders 0.03 0.909  
  Gastrointestinal disorders 0.61 0.462  
  Musculoskeletal disorders 16.72 0.000 1.54(1.25-1.89)
  Skin disorders 3.35 0.075  
  Neurological disorders 4.69 0.035 1.63(1.04-2.57)
  Psychological disorders 0.03 0.897  
  Endocrine disorders 1.53 0.228  
  Gynecological disorders 0.28 0.671  
  Previous cancer 0.13 0.852