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Table 5 Predicted mean health expenditure (in rupees) by socio-economic and demographic correlates for children under 5 years in India, 2017-18

From: Household expenditure for immunization among children in India: a two-part model approach

Background characteristics Logit coef. (95 % CI) Regress log coef. (95 % CI) Predicted mean health expenditure (in Rupees)
Place of residence
 Rural Ref. Ref. 58
 Urban 0.22***(0.219–0.224) 0.25***(0.246–0.25) 273
Religion
 Hindu Ref. Ref. 112
 Muslim -0.23***(-0.235 - -0.229) -0.18***(-0.186 - -0.182) 99
 Others 0.34***(0.333–0.342) 0.03***(0.025–0.032) 182
Caste
 Schedule Tribe Ref. Ref. 47
 Schedule Caste 0.42***(0.412–0.421) -0.08***(-0.085 - -0.077) 57
 Other Backward Class 0.70***(0.7–0.708) -0.09***(-0.09 - -0.081) 104
 Others 0.60***(0.597–0.606) 0.04***(0.032–0.04) 212
Sex
 Male Ref. Ref. 121
 Female -0.09***(-0.093 - -0.089) -0.13***(-0.136 - -0.133) 103
Wealth quintile
 Poor Ref. Ref. 49
Middle -0.08***(-0.084 - -0.079) 0.04***(0.037–0.042) 66
Rich 0.35***(0.348–0.354) 0.29***(0.285–0.291) 297
Place of immunisation
 Public Ref. Ref. 21
 Private 4.02***(4.016–4.022) 1.57***(1.569–1.573) 1656
Region
 North Ref. Ref. 101
 Central 0.35***(0.35–0.357) -0.35***(-0.35 - -0.344) 69
 East 0.44***(0.432–0.44) 0.08***(0.077–0.084) 81
 Northeast 1.5***(1.496–1.506) -0.5***(-0.507 - -0.497) 71
 West 0.45***(0.446–0.453) -0.08***(-0.08 - -0.073) 199
 South 0.17***(0.162–0.169) -0.08***(-0.086 - -0.08) 177
  1. 1USD = 74.12 Rupees
  2. Ref: Reference
  3. *p < 0.1;**p < 0.05 and ***p < 0.01