Table 4

Mixed effects logistic regression model for seeking healthcare at a government and private healthcare facilities
Variable Category Government healthcare facility Private healthcare facility
OR* 95% CI p-value# OR* 95% CI p-value#
Current work Rubber tapper 1b 0.01 – 0.16 <.001 1b 0.52 - 2.32 <.001
Factory worker 0.04a 3.57 – 41.20 1.09b
Construction worker 12.14c 0.06a 0.24 - 0.16
Legal status No documentation 1a 1.26 – 66.38 <.001
Labour card 9.13b 11.52 – 325.5
Labour card + health card 61.22c
Sex Male 1 1.39 – 9.79 .006
Female 3.69
Age group 0-20 yr 1a 1.20 - 3.99 .035
21–30 yr 2.19b 0.81 - 5.79
31–100 yr 2.16ab
Marital status Single 1a 0.86 – 6.95 .009 1a 0.96 - 3.26 .047
Separated/divorced/widowed 2.45ab 1.59 – 9.08 2.78ab 1.14 - 6.80
Married 3.78b 1.77b
Duration of stay Per year 1.17 1.05 – 1.31 .003 1.22 1.11 - 1.35 <.001
Illness Common cold 2.1 0.34 – 13.1 .416 0.36 0.09 - 1.46 .170
Aches and pains 0.48 0.03 – 9.01 .627 4.32 0.24 - 76.5 .319
GI system 3.79 1.71 – 8.41 <.001 1.78 1.06 - 2.98 .028
Respiratory system 4.06 1.60 – 10.33 .002 1.47 0.81 - 2.69 .207
Urinary system 1.94 0.93 – 4.05 .069 1.05 0.62 - 1.77 .869
Obstetric problems 20.58 5.51 – 76.9 <.001 0.97 0.48 - 1.94 .923
Gynaecologic problems 0.52 0.15 – 1.76 .286 0.61 0.29 - 1.29 .192
Other health problems 2.20 0.16 - 30.0 .536

# Likelihood ratio test.

Odds ratios within the same variable within each model not having a superscript in common differ significantly (P < 0.05, Wald test).

Naing et al.

Naing et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:22   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-22

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