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Table 2 Relationship between estimated cost and selected independent variables

From: Cost of the medical management and prescription pattern for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in Ghana–a retrospective cross-sectional study from three referral facilities

Total cost Coef. Robust Std. Err t P > |t| [95 % Conf. interval]
Sex −1.65 3.88 −0.43 0.672 −9.38 6.08
EduStatus       
 Basic Edu. 5.65 4.02 1.40 0.165 −2.38 13.67
 Secondary Edu. 1.85 4.28 0.43 0.667 −6.68 10.38
 Higher Edu. −2.92 5.79 −0.5 0.616 −14.47 8.63
Age 0.43 0.10 4.03 0.000a −0.65 0.22
Income 0.01 0.00 2.45 0.017a 0.00 0.020
DrugType       
 Cusimolol 1.22 7.86 0.16 0.877 −14.44 16.88
 Optimol 4.43 6.62 0.67 0.505 −8.76 17.62
 Xalatan 12.02 5.64 2.13 0.036a 0.78 23.26
 Prostan 7.21 5.68 1.27 0.209 −4.13 18.54
 Others 3.74 4.12 0.91 0.367 −4.47 11.96
_cons 32.12 12.73 2.52 0.014 6.74 57.49
  1. a= Indicates significance at 5 %
  2. Number of observations =84. Overall effect [F (11, 72) = 10.85, p = 0.000]