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Table 8 Results of MLR outpatient analysis (sick group, age 18−) (n = 2641)

From: Thailand’s universal coverage scheme and its impact on health-seeking behavior

Variables No care Informal care Non-designated facility care
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Income (log transformed) 1.051 (0.886, 1.246) 1.337 (1.172, 1.526)* 1.795 (1.570, 2.051)*
Age 1.080 (1.047, 1.113)* 1.079 (1.057, 1.101)* 0.969 (0.949, 0.990)*
Gender female (vs. male) 0.877 (0.646, 1.189) 1.028 (0.836, 1.264) 1.153 (0.946, 1.405)
Dual coverage yes (vs. no) 1.276 (0.602, 2.705) 0.961 (0.559, 1.655) 2.174 (1.409, 3.356)*
Region rural (vs. urban) 1.194 (0.871, 1.636) 0.639 (0.518, 0.788)* 0.716 (0.586, 0.876)*
Pearson goodness-of-fit test
Chi square (df) = 8389.083 (7281)
p value ≤ 0.001
  1. Reference = designated facility care
  2. OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval
  3. * p value < 0.05