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Table 3 Unadjusted logistic regression model for NHI awareness (n = 244)

From: Public engagement in the development of the National Health Insurance: a study involving patients from a central hospital in South Africa

Variables Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval (CI) P-value
Age (years)
 < 20 (base) 1
 20–29 0.21 0.02–1.49 0.12
 30–39 0.73 0.13–4.12 0.72
 40–49 0.60 0.10–3.40 0.56
 > 50 2.13 0.41–11.0 0.37
Sex
 Male 2.08 1.11–3.9 0.02*
 Female (base) 1
Race
 Black (base) 1
 White 2.36 1.06–5.26 0.04*
Coloured 0.28 0.04–2.17 0.22
 Indians 2.76 0.10–7.60 0.05*
 Other 1.18 0.13–10.96 0.884
Employment status
 Unemployed (base) 1
 Employed 1.07 0.52–2.19 0.86
 Retired 3.13 1.35–7.25 0.008*
Education level
 Primary (base) 1
 Secondary 0.90 0.18–4.31 0.90
 Tertiary 2.50 0.52–12.0 0.26
  1. Base = 1.
  2. *: p < 0.05 therefore statistically significant