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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) aMedian (95% CI) a(IQR) a 
Per Capita Expenditure (US$, monthly)Total35.0334.7232.0735.5011.8% (−8.6–32.2)
Food18.2814.7618.1515.69−6.0% (−21.0–8.9)
Health0.182.360.000.47115.5% (51.3–179.8)
Otherb12.5719.1811.5217.729.2% (−19.5–38.0)
Total minus health32.4127.1431.0633.542.2% (−16.9–21.2)
Catastrophic Health Expenditure20.4%1.9%15.2 (3.3–69.8)
Below International Poverty line75.0%76.9%0.9 (0.5–1.7)
Per Capita Income (US$, monthly)3.10.83.40.9−19.5% (−39.5–0.6)
Quartile 1 (poorest)38.9%26.2%Ref.
Quartile 225.0%25.2%0.7 (0.3–1.4)
Quartile 315.7%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 gap65.7%47.1%2.2 (1.2–3.8)c
SES scoreSES score−0.2 (−0.7–0.2)2.50.2 (−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