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Table 7 Linear regression model coefficients predicting total patient cost by income band for those who dissaved

From: What can dissaving tell us about catastrophic costs? Linear and logistic regression analysis of the relationship between patient costs and financial coping strategies adopted by tuberculosis patients in Bangladesh, Tanzania and Bangalore, India

a: Complete case analysis
  Mean (se) coefficient values
  Tanzania Bangladesh
Predictors Income < 20,000TZS / week Income > 20,000TZS / week Income < 1935 BDT / week Income > 1935 BDT / week
N = 23 N = 16 N = 25 N = 11
Intercept 1.376e + 05 (1.435e + 05) −1.466e + 05 (1.047e + 06) 1.170e + 04 (1.373e + 04) 2.591e + 04 (1.075e + 04)
Dissaving amount 9.507e-02 (1.565e-01) 4.619e-01 (5.965e-01) 7.073e-01 (8.668e-02)*** 2.763e-02 (1.192e-01)
Age 1.600e + 03 (3.048e + 03) 1.664e + 04 (1.736e + 04) −3.163e + 01 (2.281e + 02) 6.530e + 01 (3.257e + 02)
Female gender −3.683e + 04 (2.074e + 05) 1.517e + 05 (3.533e + 05) 1.823e + 04 (1.136e + 04) NA
Hospitalisation NA −2.868e + 05 (3.977e + 05) −1.362e + 04 (9.631e + 03) −3.507e + 03 (8.264e + 03)
Rural location 3.749e + 04 (8.546e + 04) 2.933e + 05 (2.893e + 05) 7.289e + 03 (1.265e + 04) −3.016e + 04 (7.867e + 03)*
SES 1.879e + 04 (1.743e + 05) −4.369e + 05 (2.798e + 05) 3.940e + 03 (8.415e + 03) 1.728e + 04 (6.022e + 03)*
b: Analysis with imputation of missing income band from participant characteristics (age, gender, location, SES and hospitalisation)
  Mean (se) coefficient values
  Tanzania Bangladesh
Predictors Income < 20,000TZS / week Income > 20,000TZS / week Income < 1935 BDT / week Income > 1935 BDT / week
N = 35 N = 23 N = 41 N = 12
Intercept 4.020e + 05 2.804e + 05 −6.513e + 05 5.874e + 05 9.205e + 03 (8.980e + 03) 2.091e + 04 (1.130e + 04)
Dissaving amount 7.359e-02 1.889e-01 4.792e-01 3.782e-01 7.634e-01 (6.476e-02)*** 3.834e-02 (1.314e-01)
Age 1.152e + 03 3.386e + 03 1.712e + 04 9.020e + 03 −1.810e + 01 (1.384e + 02) 2.778e + 02 (3.248e + 02)
Female gender −6.014e + 04 1.152e + 05 4.260e + 04 1.946e + 05 7.789e + 03 (4.779e + 03) NA
Hospitalisation NA 3.338e + 05 1.782e + 05 −1.107e + 04 (6.978e + 03) −7.406e + 03 (8.675e + 03)
Rural location −6.015e + 04 1.032e + 05 1.902e + 05 1.857e + 05 2.243e + 03 (8.193e + 03) −2.783e + 04 (8.520e + 03)*
SES −7.030e + 04 1.883e + 05 −3.359e + 05 2.035e + 05 4.261e + 03 (5.506e + 03) 1.805e + 04 (6.626e + 03)*
  1. ‘***’p = 0.001 ‘*’p = 0.05