Table 5

Effects of different insurance coverage on catastrophic health expenditure for families with chronic conditions
OR Std. Err. Z P [95% Conf. Interval]
Household size 0.831 0.015 −10.480 0.000 0.803 0.860
Household income 0.999 0.000 −8.660 0.000 0.999 0.99
Insurance coverage Reference group: uncovered
 CATA 0.748 0.100 −2.170 0.030 0.575 0.972
 CATAplusA 1.174 0.122 1.540 0.123 0.957 1.440
 CATAplusB 1.342 0.133 2.960 0.003 1.105 1.631
household head Gender 0.973 0.064 −0.410 0.680 0.856 1.106
Education level of Household head reference group :never went to school
 Primary school 0.849 0.050 −2.770 0.006 0.756 0.953
 middle school 0.677 0.046 −5.750 0.000 0.593 0.774
 College or above 0.575 0.060 −5.280 0.000 0.469 0.706
member's self perceived illness in 14 days 1.002 0.058 0.030 0.976 0.895 1.121
Hospitalization Episode 4.155 0.202 29.340 0.000 3.777 4.569
Located areas reference group : western China
 central China 0.904 0.054 −1.680 0.094 0.804 1.017
 eastern China 1.031 0.064 0.500 0.617 0.914 1.164
member's clinic visit in 14 days 1.521 0.077 8.300 0.000 1.378 1.679

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Jiang et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:988   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-988

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