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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of seeking medical treatment after an occupational injury, MEPS Panels 9-13 (2004-2009)

From: Medical expenditures associated with nonfatal occupational injuries among immigrant and U.S.-born workers

  OR Model 1 OR Model 2* OR Model 3* OR Model 4*
95% CI 95% CI 95% CI 95% CI
Immigrant status
 U.S.-born workers (ref.) 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
 Immigrant workers 0.88 0.63-1.21 0.91 0.61-1.36 0.92 0.61-1.39 0.98 0.65-1.47
Gender
 Male (ref.)    1.00   1.00   1.00  
 Female    1.39 1.07-1.80 1.43 1.09-1.86 1.34 1.03-1.75
Age (years)
 18-24 (ref.)    1.00   1.00   1.00  
 25-44    1.28 0.85-1.94 1.25 0.84-1.87 1.30 0.87-1.95
 45-54    1.02 0.65-1.60 0.96 0.61-1.50 0.97 0.61-1.53
 55-64    1.20 0.70-2.05 1.13 0.67-1.91 1.14 0.67-1.95
Race/ethnicity
 White, Non-Hispanic (ref.)    1.00   1.00   1.00  
 Black, Non-Hispanic    0.99 0.69-1.42 1.02 0.71-1.46 1.01 0.70-1.44
 Hispanic    0.85 0.59-1.24 0.88 0.60-1.29 0.91 0.61-1.35
 Asian    1.20 0.47-3.03 1.15 0.46-2.92 1.07 0.42-2.74
Marital status
 Married (ref.)    1.00   1.00   1.00  
 Widowed/divorced/separated    0.78 0.57-1.07 0.80 0.59-1.10 0.84 0.61-1.14
 Never married/others    0.70 0.52-0.95 0.71 0.53-0.96 0.77 0.56-1.04
Education
 Less than high school (ref.)    1.00   1.00   1.00  
 High school    1.08 0.79-1.49 1.03 0.75-1.42 0.95 0.69-1.32
 College and higher    0.97 0.70-1.35 0.91 0.64-1.29 0.82 0.58-1.18
Poverty status
 Poor (<100% FPL) (ref.)      1.00   1.00  
 Near poor (<100%-124% FPL)      1.48 0.80-2.74 1.47 0.80-2.70
 Low income (125%-199% FPL)      1.34 0.86-2.11 1.27 0.81-1.98
 Middle income (200-399% FPL)      1.61 1.08-2.41 1.40 0.93-2.12
 High income (≥400% FPL)      1.61 1.05-2.47 1.33 0.84-2.09
Medical insurance
 Any private (ref.)        1.00  
 Public insurance only        0.89 0.48-1.67
 Uninsured        0.56 0.42-0.75
  1. *For models 2, 3 and 4, the reported odds ratios (ORs) are adjusted for all other variables in the model.
  2. Text is bolded when P < 0.05 from significance test of comparison with reference group.
  3. ref. = reference group; FPL = Federal poverty level.