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Table 6 Regression results of health seeking behavior: Haiti, 2013 – individual level

From: Equitable realization of the right to health in Haiti: how household data inform health seeking behavior and financial risk protection

  Odds Ratio (OR) Standard Error (Std. Err) z 95% Confidence Interval
Insurance (1 = having insurance; 0 = otherwise) 8.12*** 4.82 3.52 1.40–9.45
Quintile (Poorest)
 Poorer 1.33 0.30 1.32 0.87–2.09
 Middle 1.22 0.30 0.83 0.76–1.98
 Richer 1.79** 0.46 2.28 1.09–2.95
 Richest 3.07*** 0.98 3.51 1.64–5.75
Having children < 4 y (yes = 1; otherwise = 0) 1.10 0.18 0.57 0.80–1.52
Having older > 65 y (yes = 1; otherwise = 0) 0.94 0.18 −0.33 0.64–1.37
Gender (1 = women; 0 = men) 1.09 0.19 0.51 0.78–1.55
Literate (1 = literate; 0 = otherwise) 1.63*** 0.28 2.83 1.16–2.28
Urban (1 = living in urban area; 0 = rural area) 0.87 0.21 −0.56 0.54–1.40
Region (North)
 South 0.87 0.22 −0.52 0.53–1.45
 Transversal 1.31 0.32 1.08 0.81–2.11
 West 1.23 0.46 0.55 0.59–2.57
 Metropolitan 0.63 0.18 − 1.58 0.36–1.12
 Household size 1.09* 0.04 2.26 1.01–1.17
 Constant 0.85 0.30 −0.46 0.42–1.70
  1. Pseudo R2:0.051; Number of observations: 1534; Wald-Chi2: 56.87; * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001. Note: Std. Err. denotes standard error