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Table 4 Adjusted and unadjusted Odds Ratio (OR) of reported health care need (Outcome A), and appropriate health-seeking behaviour (Outcome B), against sociodemographic variables, from binomial logistic regression

From: Examining the relation between the subjective and objective social status with health reported needs and health-seeking behaviour in Dande, Angola

Variables Outcome A Outcome B
n Unadjusted OR p Adjusted ORa p n Unadjusted OR p Adjusted ORa p
SSS quartiles 11,071      5452     
1st quartile 3987 1   1   1173 1   1  
2nd quartile 2076 1.23 (1.10–1.36) < 0.001 1.36 (1.18–1.56) < 0.001 1034 1.29 (0.93–1.77) 0.122 1.52 (1.05–2.19) 0.025
3rd quartile 2754 1.31 (1.19–1.44) < 0.001 1.10 (0.98–1.24) 0.120 1417 1.28 (0.96–1.71) 0.093 1.74 (1.24–2.43) 0.001
4th quartile 2254 1.45 (1.31–1.61) < 0.001 1.12 (0.99–1.28) 0.067 1218 2.07 (1.46–2.95) < 0.001 2.23 (1.52–3.26) < 0.001
Household income 9840      4730     
<= 10,000 AOA 2709 1   1   1222 1   1  
10,001–30,000 AOA 5131 1.17 (1.06–1.28) 0.001 0.96 (0.86–1.08) 0.540 2510 1.66 (1.27–2.17) < 0.001 1.33 (0.97–1.82) 0.074
> 30,000 AOA 1640 1.89 (1.67–2.14) < 0.001 1.56 (1.34–1.81) < 0.001 998 1.52 (1.09–2.12) 0.014 1.09 (0.74–1.61) 0.663
Proportion res/fixed salary 12,224/12,246 0.76 (0.66–0.88) < 0.001 0.53 (0.43–0.64) < 0.001 5870/5881 1.87 (1.06–3.32) 0.032 1.20 (0.63–2.29) 0.586
Years of Schooling 10,747/12,246 1.00 (0.99–1.01) 0.007 0.98 (0.97–0.99) 0.003 5368/5881 1.02 (0.99–1.05) 0.129 0.99 (0.96–1.03) 0.673
Place of residence 12,240      5881     
Rural 2628 1   1   871 1   1  
Urban 9612 2.20 (2.01–2.40) < 0.001 1.57 (1.30–1.88) < 0.001 5010 1.60 (1.23–2.09) < 0.001 0.73 (0.40–1.33) 0.307
Distance to health facilities 12,246      5881     
< 2 km 8302 1   1   4196 1   1  
2–10 km 2450 0.92 (0.84–1.01) 0.075 1.05 (0.92–1.19) 0.491 1187 1.52 (1.11–2.08) 0.010 1.54 (1.03–2.29) 0.04
> 10 km 1494 0.49 (0.44–0.55) < 0.001 0.66 (0.52–0.83) 0.001 498 0.51 (0.38–0.70) < 0.001 0.37 (0.18–0.73) 0.005
Drinking water 12,189      5228     
Unimproved 5212 1   1   2015 1   1  
Improved 6977 1.55 (1.44–1.66) < 0.001 1.15 (1.03–1.30) 0.016 3513 1.46 (1.18–1.81) 0.001 1.65 (1.20–2.26) 0.002
Associative filiation 12,239      5881     
No 8111 1   1   4324 1   1  
Yes 4128 1.89 (1.75–2.04) < 0.001 1.17 (1.05–1.29) 0.004 1557 1.39 (1.10–1.74) 0.005 1.43 (1.08–1.89) 0.013
Bed net ownership 12,051      5788     
No 3854 1   1   3691 1   1  
Yes 8197 1.46 (1.35–1.57) < 0.001 1.52 (1.38–1.68) < 0.001 2097 1.35 (1.07–1.71) 0.011 1.46 (1.10–1.95) 0.009
  1. Note: Values of OR > 1 indicate increased risk of self-reported health care need and odds of appropriate HSB. a Adjusted for all variables listed