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Table 4 Associations between chronic diseases and catastrophic health expenditure

From: Association between chronic disease and catastrophic health expenditure in Korea

Variables Unadjusted Adjusted a
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Neoplasm
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 8.557 (4.774–15.336) 2.034 (1.049–3.946)
Cerebrovascular disease
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 3.098 (2.175–4.413) 1.959 (1.311–2.925)
Ischemic heart disease
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 2.953 (1.916–4.550) 1.460 (0.906–2.352)
Diabetes mellitus
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 2.586 (2.052–3.260) 1.700 (1.297–2.228)
Arthritis
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 1.563 (1.396–1.751) 1.119 (0.963–1.299)
Chronic kidney disease
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 3.177 (1.271–7.941) 3.236 (1.116–9.382)
Hypertension
 No 1.000   1.000  
 Yes 2.022 (1.690–2.419) 1.143 (0.912–1.432)
  1. aOdds ratio obtained using multiple logistic regression models adjusted for head of household’s sex, age, economic level, level of education, and type of job, as well as household composition and type of medical insurance.