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Table 3 Relative risk ratios estimation showing the probability of choice of healthcare in last 4 weeks, with wealth quintiles

From: Malaria care seeking behavior of individuals in Ghana under the NHIS: Are we back to the use of informal care?

Variable Regional/District hospital Private hospital/clinic Public health centre/clinic
Health insurance 5.76*** [2.54] 7.17*** [4.15] 4.85*** [1.89]
WQ_1 0.25 [0.22] 0.45 [0.47] 1.07 [0.73]
WQ_2 0.21** [0.15] 0.54 [0.47] 0.95 [0.56]
WQ_3 0.74 [0.16] 0.44 [0.38] 1.15 [0.67]
WQ_4 0.28** [0.14] 0.39 [0.26] 0.43 [0.24]
Primary educ 2.49* [1.23] 0.98 [0.58] 2.30** [1.02]
JSS educ 2.33 [1.54] 0.77 [0.58] 3.94** [2.21]
Secondary educ 0.30 [0.24] 4.63*** [3.08] 0.99 [0.64]
Male 1.12 [0.44] 0.78 [0.39] 0.89 [0.32]
HFAC in community 1.71 [0.85] 1.09 [0.61] 1.64 [0.69]
<18 years 0.48 [0.26] 0.36* [0.22] 1.12 [0.57]
>70 years 0.17* [0.17] 0.71 [0.68] 0.46 [0.39]
Time to facility 1.05** [0.03] 1.05** [0.03] 1.04* [0.01]
  1. Robust standard errors are in parentheses.
  2. *Significant at 10%.
  3. **Significant at 5%.
  4. ***Significant at 1%.
  5. Source: Household data January to April, 2011.