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Table 3 Crude OR, adjusted OR for use NHS and several socio-demographic variables

From: Determinants of health care utilization by immigrants in Portugal

  Men Women
  OR Crude OR adjusted OR Crude OR Adjusted
  (IC95%) (IC95%) (IC95%) (IC95%)
Age (years) 1.05
(1.03–1.07)
1.00
(0.98–1.03)
1.02
(1.00–1.04)
1.00
(0.98–1.03)
Length of stay (years) 1.48
(1.36–1.59)
1.43
(1.30–1.58)
1.60
(1.43–1.78)
1.58
(1.38–1.81)
Years of school education
   0–4 1 1 1 1
   5–9 0.70
(0.28–1.76)
0.86
(0.30–2.48)
0.41
(0.12–1.42)
1.01
(0.24–4.24)
   10–12 0.33
(0.14–0.80)
0.58
(0.21–1.64)
0.28
(0.82–0.91)
1.15
(0.28–4.66)
   13 or more 0.35
(0.14–0.90)
0.60
(0.20–1.78)
0.23
(0.07–0.78)
0.93
(0.22–3.91)
Employment Status*
   Not Employed 1 -- 1 --
   Employed 0.85
(0.53–1.34)
-- 0.96
(0.60–1.52)
--
Economic situation (perceived)
   Very insufficient/Insufficient 1.59
(1.13–2.23)
0.99
(0.65–1.51)
1.84
(1.24–2.74)
1.58
(0.50–1.26)
   Sufficient/More than sufficient 1 1 1 1
Origin Country
   Africa 1 1 1 1
   Eastern Europe 0.21
(0.12–0.38)
0.48
(0.25–0.94)
0.17
(0.07–0.40)
0.25
(0.10–0.67)
   South America 0.23
(0.14–0.36)
0.76
(0.43–1.34)
0.12
(0.06–0.24)
0.33
(0.15–0.73)
Legal status
   Legal 4.05
(2.82–5.79)
1.71
(1.11–2.63)
3.96
(2.51–6.24)
1.38
(0.81–2.36)
   Undocumented or in process of regularization 1 1 1 1
  1. *not included in the model p higher than 0.10.
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