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Table 1 Explanatory variables for the logistic regression

From: What has been the progress in addressing financial risk in Uganda? Analysis of catastrophe and impoverishment due to health payments

Variables Expected sign
Poverty (poor = 1, non-poor = 0) +
Residence (urban = 1, rural = 0)
Region (reference = central) +/−
Sex of household head (male = 1, female = 0) +/−
Number of people in the household +
Children below 5 years in the household (yes =1, no = 0) +
Adults above 60 years in the household (yes = 1, no = 0) +
Education of household head (reference: no formal education)
Employment (reference: formal employment)
Marital status (married = 1, not married = 0) +/−
  1. +: Positive, −: Negative, +/−: Indeterminate