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Table 5 Multivariate analysis showing variables influencing the odds of buying different types of drugs (N = 1281)

From: Drug prescribing patterns at primary health care level and related out-of-pocket expenditures in Tajikistan

Explanatory variable Intravenous injection Non-intravenous injection Antibiotics Vitamins
Coefficient (95 % CI) P-value Coefficient (95 % CI) P-value Coefficient (95 % CI) P-value Coefficient (95 % CI) P-value
Age   -0.009 (-0.01- -0.007) 0.000 -0.006 (-0.008- -0.004) 0.000 -0.004 (-0.007- -0.001) 0.002   0.874
Gender   -0.12 (-0.19- -0.05) 0.000   0.066   0.052   0.103
Reason to consult Respiratory 1   1   1   1  
Digestive -0.11(-0.21- -0.008) 0.034   0.799 0.22 (0.09-0.34) 0.001   0.998
Cardiovascular -0.21(-0.30- -0.11) 0.000   0.378 0.23 (0.11-0.35) 0.000   0.177
Diarrhoea -0.12(-0.22- -0.025) 0.014   0.235 0.22 (0.09-0.34) 0.001   0.411
Pregnancy -0.13(-0.21- -0.046) 0.002   0.914 0.25 (0.14-0.35) 0.000   0.89
Genitourinary -0.26(-0.36- -0.16) 0.000 -0.18 (-0.29- -0.064) 0.002   0.21   0.113
Injuries -0.16(-0.31- 0.00) 0.050   0.339   0.517 0.21 (0.026-0.40) 0.026
Skin disease   0.097 0.23 (0.005-0.45) 0.045 0.38 (0.12-0.63) 0.004   0.376
Diabetes -0.25(-0.26- -0.03) 0.048   0.478   0.266   0.164
Anaemia -0.15(-0.26- -0.03) 0.013   0.849 0.19 (0.04-0.34) 0.011   0.958
Other   0.085   0.241 0.32 (0.19-0.46) 0.000 0.13 (0.009-0.26) 0.036