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Table 4 Determinants of catastrophic health expenditure

From: The household economic burden of eating disorders and adherence to treatment in Australia

  Unadjusted point estimate Adjusted point estimate a
Characteristics OR (95% CI) P-Value OR, 95% CI P-Value
Time since diagnosis (years) 1.05 (0.99-1.11) 0.092 1.15 (1.01-1.31) 0.04
Number of hospital admissions in previous 12 months 1.39 (0.91-2.12) 0.133 1.54 (1.01-2.36) 0.05
Number of hardship indicators 1.11 (0.99-1.24) 0.062 0.76 (0.56-1.03) 0.08
Reached Medicare Safety Net   0.034   0.098
Yes 1.0   1.0  
No 0.12 (0.021-0.62)   0.059 (0.004-0.90)  
Don’t know 0.46 (0.16-1.32)   1.23 (0.23-6.46)  
  1. aThe adjusted model was built using backward selection of all variables associated with the outcome variable at the level of P <0.25 in univariate analysis (See Additional file 1: Table S2). Hosmer and Lemeshow goodness-of-fit test: χ2:6.40, p = 0.60.