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Table 2 Regression results for determinants of impoverishment

From: Studying the impoverishing effects of procuring medicines: a national study

Variables Univariate Regression results Multivariate Regression results
B OR (CI 0.95%) Sig B OR (CI 0.95%) Sig
Gender of head of household Male 1   1  
female 1.239 3.451 (3.191–3.732) 0.000 0.842 2.321 (2.123–2.539) 0.000
Literacy of head of household Literate 1   1  
Illiterate 1.400 4.055 (3.788–4.342) 0.000 1.441 4.244 (3.845–4.639) 0.000
Size of household Less than 5 1   1  
Equal or more than 5 −0.119 0.887 (0.820–0.960) 0.003 0.197 1.218 (1.117–1.328) 0.000
Age of head of household Less than 40 1   1  
40 < age < 60 −0.486 0.615 (0.565–0.670) 0.000 −1.64 0.345 (0.313–0.380) 0.000
60 < age < 80 0.500 1.649 (1.516–1.794) 0.000 −0.720 0.487 (0.436–0.544) 0.000
More than 80 1.383 3.987 (3.484–4.562) 0.000 0.59 1.061 (0.906–1.243) 0.462