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Table 7 Logistic regression analysis of out-of-pocket user fees versus independent variables

From: Investigating determinants of out-of-pocket spending and strategies for coping with payments for healthcare in southeast Nigeria

  Abakaliki Coeff (SE) Ezilo Coeff (SE) Nkalagu Coeff (SE) Eke-na-ene Coeff (SE) Enugu Coeff (SE) Udi Coeff (SE)
Status in household -.11 (.58) -.37 (.58) -.37 (.49) -.80 (.63) -.67 (.52) .95 (.38)**
No of household residents -.09 (.07) .07 (.04)* -.02 (.03) .11 (.05)** -.01 (.08) .07 (.06)
Sex -.35 (.58) .18 (.51) -.05 (.49) .80 (.61) -.22 (.53) -.91 (.32)***
Age .03 (.01)** .003 (.01) -.01 (.01) -.0002 (.01) .01 (.02) -.02 (.01)
Years of schooling .001 (.04) .04 (.03)* .02 (.04) -.01 (.03) .01 (.04) -.04 (.04)
Marital status -1.06 (.66) -1.2 (.69)* .59 (.70) 1.00 (.87) .43 (.62) 1.30 (1.16)
Cost of treatment .01 (.001)*** .001 (.0002)*** .0004 (.0002)** .0002 (.0002) .0002 (.0001) .0004 (.0002)*
Transport costs .02 (.006)*** .002 (.001) -.002 (.001)* .02 (.004)*** -.002 (.001) -.001 (.002)
SES index .04 (.10) -.18 (.10)* .09 (.10) .05 (.10) .09 (.15) .04 (.10)
Constant -.56 (.88) .24 (.99) .94 (.83) -1.43 (1.01) 1.26 (.96) -1.38 (1.31)
LR chi2 197.6*** 64.4*** 20.0** 40.7*** 11.46*** 22.31***
Pseudo R2 0.39 0.13 0.05 0.11 0.05 0.06
No of correct predictions 86.52% 67.21% 73.40% 69.80% 88.64% 65.86%
  1. Significance of parameters * <0.10, **<0.05, ***<0.01