Table 4

Multivariate logistic regression model for the determinants of health problems

95% C.I.


Variables

P-value

Odds ratio

Lower

Upper


Age group

0.75(b)

18-25(a)

1.00

26-35

0.94

0.49

1.81

> 35

0.78

0.37

1.68


Birth region

0.06(b)

Terai(a)

1.00

Hills

0.80

0.53

1.22

Mountains

3.60

0.99

13.05


Education status

0.09(b)

Primary education(a)

1.00

Secondary education (SLC) and beyond SLC

0.63

0.38

1.06


Marital status

0.23(b)

Married(a)

1.00

Others

0.66

0.34

1.29


Working county

0.35(b)

Qatar(a)

1.00

Saudi Arabia

0.70

0.43

1.14

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

0.94

0.52

1.69


Primary occupation

0.12(b)

Construction work(a)

1.00

Driving

1.07

0.44

2.60

Wholesale and retail trade

1.10

0.55

0.22

Agricultural and farm work

3.21

0.88

11.76

Household/manual servant

0.58

0.32

1.02

Clerical and related work

0.57

2.22

1.57


a: this indicates the reference group

b: this indicates the p-value for whole variable in the model

Joshi et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11:3   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-3

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