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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate Analysis for Perceived level of burden

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

Variables Perceived level of burden Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
None to somewhat Significant to unmanageable
n (%) n (%) p p
Gender  
Male 5(22) 18(78) 0.26 0.99
Female 16(36) 28(64)
Age Groups     
25-45 years 12(35) 22(65) 0.60 0.15
≥46-60 years 9(27) 24(73)
Awareness of cost at outset
Yes 11(37) 19(63) 0.44 0.64
No 10(27) 27(73)   
Type of cancer
Breast 12(30) 28(70) 0.79 0.99
Head and neck 9(33) 18(67)   
Current residence
Karachi 16(30) 37(70) 0.75 0.33
Outside Karachi 5(36) 9(64)
Income groups
<20,000 1(5) 20(95) 0.001 0.009
21,000-50,000 4(19) 17(79)
>50,000 15(63) 9(37)
Monthly cost groups
< 60,000 4(17) 19(83) 0.10 0.09
60,000-100000 9(38) 15(62)
>100,000 8(40) 12(60)