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Table 2 Multivariate-adjusted odds ratios for the allocation of exemption cards to indigents

From: Is the process for selecting indigents to receive free care in Burkina Faso equitable?

Variables    Adjusted OR CI 95%
Predisposing factors Sex Male (Ref)   
Female 0.98 [0.78–1.23]
Age group (years) < 49 (Ref)   
50 to 69 1.14 [0.83–1.57]
> 69 1.02 [0.77–1.34]
Marital status Not widowed (Ref)   
Widowed 1.40* [1.10–1.78]
Enabling factors Financial assistance from household for healthcare Yes (Ref)   
No 1.58*** [1.26–1.97]
Instrumental assistance Not needed (Ref)   
No 1.15 [0.86–1.53]
Yes 1.18 [0.80-1.75]
Cohabitation with Children (Ref)   
Alone 1.28* [1.01–1.63]
Siblings/parents/friends 1.38 [0.95–2.01]
Spouse 2.00*** [1.35–2.96]
Needs Chronic illness No (Ref)   
Yes 1.12 [0.90–1.38]
Vision impairment No (Ref)   
Yes 1.45** [1.14–1.84]
Mobility and muscle strength Good mobility/Good strength (Ref)   
Poor mobility 1.09 [0.80–1.50]
Good mobility/Poor strength 1.73*** [1.28–2.33]
Utilization No (Ref)   
  Yes   0.92 [0.73–1.15]
  1. *p <0.05; **p <0.01; ***p <0.001.