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Table 5 Correlates and determinants of catastrophic expenditure on healthcare

From: Traversing the margins: Access to healthcare by Bakarwals in remote and conflict-prone Himalayan regions of Jammu and Kashmir

Correlates Marginal effects
Proportion of elderly people in household 0.234***
Proportion of children in household 0.112
Members with chronic disease in household 0.175**
Wealth quintile (ref = quintile 1)
 Quintile 2 0.042
 Quintile 3 − 0.116
 Quintile 4 − 0.184*
 Quintile 5 − 0.391***
Type of facility visited (ref = public)
 Private 0.439***
 Informal/traditional − 0.067*
 Average illness episodes per family 0.093**
 Household head without formal education 0.002
Group (ref = migrants)
 Sedentarized 0.10**
  1. ***Significant at 1% (p value < 0.01), **significant at 5% (p value < 0.05), and *significant at 10% (p value < 0.10)