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Table 4 Socioeconomic status

From: A case-control study of musculoskeletal impairment: association with socio-economic status, time use and quality of life in post-conflict Myanmar

  Cases (n = 108) Controls (n = 104) Coefficient (95% CI)a
Median (95% CI) a (IQR) a Median (95% CI) a (IQR) a  
Per Capita Expenditure (US$, monthly) Total 35.03 34.72 32.07 35.50 11.8% (−8.6–32.2)
Food 18.28 14.76 18.15 15.69 −6.0% (−21.0–8.9)
Health 0.18 2.36 0.00 0.47 115.5% (51.3–179.8)
Otherb 12.57 19.18 11.52 17.72 9.2% (−19.5–38.0)
Total minus health 32.41 27.14 31.06 33.54 2.2% (−16.9–21.2)
Catastrophic Health Expenditure 20.4% 1.9% 15.2 (3.3–69.8)
Below International Poverty line 75.0% 76.9% 0.9 (0.5–1.7)
Per Capita Income (US$, monthly) 3.1 0.8 3.4 0.9 −19.5% (−39.5–0.6)
Quartile 1 (poorest) 38.9% 26.2% Ref.
Quartile 2 25.0% 25.2% 0.7 (0.3–1.4)
Quartile 3 15.7% 24.3% 0.4 (0.2–1.0)
Quartile 4 (richest) 20.4% 24.3% 0.6 (0.3–1.2)
Proportion experiencing an income gap 65.7% 47.1% 2.2 (1.2–3.8)c
SES score SES score −0.2 (−0.7–0.2) 2.5 0.2 (−0.2–0.7) 2.4  
    Age-Sex adj OR (95% CI)
Tertile 1 (poorest) 42.6% 33.7% 0.6 (0.3–1.2)
Tertile 2 (middle) 29.6% 33.7%
Tertile 3 (richest) 27.8% 32.7%
  1. aExponentiated regression coefficient, using log transformed expenditure and income, which illustrates the percent difference in expenditure/income per capita among case and control households, after taking into account age and sex
  2. bOther expenditure: personal, entertainment, education, taxes, occasional and other
  3. cAmongst those reporting an income gap < 0