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Table 5 Odds ratios for medicine prescription and purchase for patients with chronic condition as consultation reason and its associated p-value from different gamma GLM models, Tajikistan, 2016

From: Out of pocket expenditures of patients with a chronic condition consulting a primary care provider in Tajikistan: a cross-sectional household survey

  Unadjusted Adjusted for age and sex Full model
OR p-value aOR p-value aOR p-value
Has medicine been prescribed? 0.7 0.12 0.68 0.07 0.61 0.03
Type of drug prescribed: IV 1.9 < 0.01 1.6 < 0.01 1.4 0.05
Non-IV 1.2 0.34 1.1 0.55 1.1 0.65
Antibiotics 1 0.91 1.1 0.65 1 0.86
Vitamins 10.2 0.88 1.1 0.63 1.1 0.71
Received ≥ 5 prescriptions 1.5 < 0.01 1.55 0.01 1.5 0.01
Has all medicine been obtained? 1.3 0.30 1.5 0.06 1.5 0.14
Non-prescription medicine 1.5 < 0.01 1.45 0.07 1.3 0.15
Supplementary treatment 1.8 < 0.01 1.6 < 0.01 1.3 0.18