Table 2

Logistic regression results of insurance coverage
Variables Public insurance Private insurance
Household size 0.84*** 0.26***
Household income (baseline: <135K)
B: between 135K and 225K 0.825 0.424***
C: between 225K and 450K 1.493 0.940
D: between 450K and 675K 2.542** 1.234**
E: over 675K 2.906** 1.131**
Household expense (baseline: <45K)
B: between 45K and 135K 0.722 1.647
C: between 135K and 225K 0.562 1.351
D: between 225K and 450K 0.366 4.158***
E: over 450K 0.182*** 7.099***
Presence of chronic disease 1.169** 1.150 ***
Presence of inpatient treatment 0.529** 0.596***
Regions (Offshore islands as baseline)
Northern area 0.144 0.959
Central area 0.144 0.894
Southern area 0.155 0.873
Eastern area 0.259 0.943

Note: Numbers presented are odds ratios. *** statistically significant at 1%; **statistically significant at 5%. *statistically significant at 10%.

Fang et al.

Fang et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:442   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-442

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