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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate Analysis for Cost anticipation

From: The financial burden of cancer: Estimates from patients undergoing cancer care in a tertiary care hospital

Variables Cost more than anticipated Cost not more than anticipated Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  n (%) n (%) p p
Gender
Male 19(83) 4(17) 0.26 0.43
Female 30(68) 14(32)
Age Groups    0.41 0.43
25-45 years 23(68) 11(32)
≥46-60 years 26(79) 7(21)   
Awareness of cost at outset
Yes 17(57) 13(43) 0.01 0.03
No 32(86) 5(14)   
Type of cancer
Breast 28(70) 12(30) 0.58 0.62
Head and neck 21(78) 6(22)   
Current residence
Karachi 39(74) 14(26) 1.0 0.79
Outside Karachi 10(71) 4(29)
Income groups
<20,000 18(86) 3(14) 0.10 0.32
21,000-50,000 16(76) 5(24)
>50,000 14(58) 10(42)
Total cost groups
< 60,000 17(74) 6(26) 0.95 0.35
60,000-100000 17(71) 7(29)
>100,000 15(75) 5(25)