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Table 2 Final multivariate models of variables associated with development outcomes 2007

From: Equity in development and access to health services in the Wild Coast of South Africa: the community view through four linked cross-sectional studies between 1997 and 2007

  ORa 95%CIca for adjusted OR
Households with access to protected water   
Mud and grass thatch roof house construction 0.38 0.21 – 0.71
Main food item purchased is basics 0.66 0.46 – 0.94
Worked for wages in the previous month*   
Female 0.63 0.52 – 0.75
No education 0.59 0.37 – 0.94
Main household food item purchased is basics 0.43 0.29 – 0.64
Mud and grass thatch roof house construction 0.7 0.55 – 0.89
Household with no protected water source 0.67 0.48 – 0.93
Owned their own business*   
Men 0.59 0.43 – 0.80
Men accessing health services in the last year*   
From a household with four or fewer people 1.39 1.02 – 1.89
From a household without loans 0.63 0.50 – 0.78
Women accessing health services in the last year*   
From a household with four or fewer people 1.36 1.07 – 1.72
From a household without loans 0.65 0.46 – 0.92
Men accessing a government or traditional health service*   
Income earning opportunity 0.28 0.13 – 0.59
From a household with a tin roof 0.61 0.38 – 0.98
Women accessing a government or traditional health service*   
Income earning opportunity 0.33 0.20 – 0.54
From a household with a tin roof 0.52 0.37 – 0.75
Main food item purchased is non-basics 0.48 0.37 – 0.75
Lives in anchor area 2.28 1.42 – 3.66
Men’s choice of facility based on better service, medication or referrals (not proximity, cost or no choice)*   
Has an income earning opportunity 2.37 1.43 – 3.96
No income from migrant workers 0.55 0.33 – 0.91
Women attended health facility for preventative reasons (as opposed to curative reasons)   
Had some formal education 7.65 4.10 – 14.25
No income from migrant workers 0.7 0.50 – 0.97
Women waiting less than one hour at govt services*   
Has an Income earning opportunity 0.68 0.48 – 0.97
From a household with four or fewer people 0.73 0.56 – 0.95
Main food item purchases is non-basics 0.53 0.32 – 0.89
From a household without loans 1.52 1.20 – 1.92
  1. *among those aged 18-65