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Table 3 Estimated coefficients in Logit model for catastrophic health care expenditure (Household level data)

From: Household catastrophic health expenditure: evidence from Georgia and its policy implications

Variable B Wald P Value Odds
Ratio
CI 95.0% for
Odds Ratio
Intercept -0.67 14.6 <0.001 0.17  
Chronic costs
(1 if HH had recurrent cost due to chronic condition)
1.49 109.4 <0.001 4.41 (3.34: 5.83)
Hospitalization
(1 if HH faced cost of hospitalization otherwise 0)
3.30 85.4 <0.001 27.13 (13.47: 54.64)
Poorest Quintile (Reference Group)   72.8 <0.001   
2nd Quintile -0.82 20.7 <0.001 0.44 (0.31: 0.63)
3rd Quintile -1.15 36.5 <0.001 0.32 (0.22: 0.46)
4th Quintile -1.34 45.1 <0.001 0.26 (0.18: 0.39)
   Richest Quintile -1.30 41.3 <0.001 0.27 (0.18: 0.41)
   Capital city Tbilisi (Reference group)   13.4 0.001   
   East Georgia -0.53 9.9 0.002 0.59 (0.42: 0.82)
   West Georgia -0.61 12.1 0.001 0.55 (0.39: 0.77)
Log likelihood 1,764.1     
Pseudo R2 0.085     
Hosmer-Lemeshow test χ2(8) = 11.16     
  P = 0.19     
Observations 2,859     
  1. 1 In May-June 2007, 1 USD was app. equal to 1.68 GEL (the exchange rate varied from 1.67 – 1.69 during this period)