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Table 2 Factors influencing the physical disabled to use adult preventive health services: logistic regression analysis

From: Factors associated with free adult preventive health care utilization among physically disabled people in Taiwan: nationwide population-based study

  Unadjusted Adjusted
Variable name OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Gender         
  Female 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Male 0.85 0.84 0.87 <.001* 0.82 0.80 0.84 0.001*
Age         
  40-44 years 1 - - - 1 - - -
  45-49 years 1.18 1.13 1.23 <.001* 1.13 1.08 1.18 <.001*
  50-54years 1.37 1.31 1.43 <.001* 1.21 1.16 1.27 <.001*
  55-59 years 1.58 1.51 1.65 <.001* 1.25 1.19 1.31 <.001*
  60-64 years 1.87 1.79 1.96 <.001* 1.41 1.34 1.48 <.001*
  65-69 years 0.80 0.76 0.84 <.001* 0.55 0.52 0.58 <.001*
  ≥70 years 0.68 0.65 0.71 <.001* 0.46 0.44 0.48 <.001*
Educational level         
  Elementary school and under 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Junior high school 1.13 1.10 1.16 <.001* 1.01 0.98 1.04 0.596
  Senior (vocational) high school 1.07 1.04 1.10 <.001* 0.99 0.96 1.02 0.519
  Junior college and university or above 0.89 0.85 0.92 <.001* 0.95 0.91 0.99 0.026*
  Unclear 0.97 0.94 1.00 0.029* 0.99 0.96 1.02 0.609
Marital status         
  Married 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Unmarried 1.15 1.11 1.19 <.001* 1.11 1.07 1.15 <.001*
  Divorced or widowed 1.04 0.98 1.10 0.200 1.05 0.99 1.11 0.103
  Unclear 1.00 0.96 1.03 0.832 0.96 0.92 1.00 0.028*
Level of urbanizationa         
  Level one 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Level two 1.51 1.45 1.58 <.001* 1.55 1.48 1.62 <.001*
  Level three 1.62 1.55 1.70 <.001* 1.67 1.60 1.75 <.001*
  Level four 1.53 1.46 1.61 <.001* 1.52 1.45 1.60 <.001*
  Level five 1.76 1.69 1.84 <.001* 1.79 1.71 1.87 <.001*
  Level six 1.66 1.59 1.74 <.001* 1.69 1.61 1.77 <.001*
  Level seven 1.77 1.69 1.85 <.001* 1.79 1.71 1.88 <.001*
  Level eight 1.93 1.84 2.03 <.001* 1.72 1.63 1.82 <.001*
Monthly insured payroll         
  <15,840 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Insured dependents 0.80 0.77 0.82 <.001* 0.92 0.89 0.95 <.001*
  16,500-22,800 1.26 1.22 1.29 <.001* 1.19 1.15 1.23 <.001*
  24,000-28,800 1.54 1.47 1.60 <.001* 1.26 1.20 1.32 <.001*
  30,300-36,300 1.55 1.49 1.63 <.001* 1.27 1.21 1.33 <.001*
  38,200-45,800 1.41 1.35 1.48 <.001* 1.17 1.11 1.23 <.001*
  48,200-57,800 0.85 0.79 0.90 <.001* 0.84 0.78 0.90 <.001*
Aborigine         
  No 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Yes 1.64 1.56 1.74 <.001* 1.21 1.14 1.28 <.001*
Catastrophic illness/injury         
  No 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Yes 0.88 0.86 0.91 <.001* 0.86 0.83 0.89 <.001*
Chronic diseases         
  Cancer 0.76 0.73 0.81 <.001* 0.87 0.82 0.93 <.001*
  Endocrine and metabolic disease 1.64 1.61 1.67 <.001* 1.34 1.31 1.37 <.001*
  Mental illness 1.45 1.42 1.48 <.001* 1.18 1.15 1.21 <.001*
  Disease of the nervous system 1.13 1.11 1.16 <.001* 0.95 0.93 0.97 <.001*
  Disease of the circulatory system 1.38 1.35 1.40 <.001* 1.24 1.21 1.27 <.001*
  Disease of the respiratory system 1.40 1.37 1.43 <.001* 1.22 1.19 1.25 <.001*
  Disease of the digestive system 1.74 1.71 1.77 <.001* 1.40 1.37 1.43 <.001*
  Disease of the urinary system 1.17 1.12 1.21 <.001* 0.97 0.93 1.01 0.124
  Disease of the skeletal and muscular system and connective tissue 1.64 1.61 1.67 <.001* 1.29 1.26 1.32 <.001*
  Disease of the eyes and auxiliary organs 1.21 1.18 1.25 <.001* 1.02 0.99 1.05 0.200
  Infectious diseases 1.32 1.27 1.37 <.001* 1.11 1.06 1.15 <.001*
  Congenital malformation 1.31 1.25 1.39 <.001* 1.00 0.95 1.06 0.915
  Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders 1.38 1.34 1.41 <.001* 1.18 1.15 1.22 <.001*
  Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 1.31 1.26 1.36 <.001* 1.09 1.05 1.14 <.001*
  Diseases of the ear and mastoid process 1.42 1.38 1.47 <.001* 1.10 1.07 1.14 <.001*
Severity of physical disability         
  Mild 1 - - - 1 - - -
  Moderate 0.75 0.73 0.76 <.001* 0.84 0.82 0.86 <.001*
  Severe 0.65 0.63 0.67 <.001* 0.80 0.78 0.83 <.001*
  Very severe 0.74 0.68 0.81 <.001* 0.92 0.84 1.01 0.082
  1. aLevel one: the most urbanized areas.
  2. *P < 0.05.