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Table 4 Characteristics of respondents who chose the same item as first priority for their personal insurance and for national budget: Logistic models (reference group: not the same choice for both questions)

From: Personal needs versus national needs: public attitudes regarding health care priorities at the personal and national levels

Version 1 of questionnaire (n = 453)
  Odds ratio 95% confidence limits p-value
Age group:    
18-29 1.57 0.69 – 3.57 0.681
30-49 1.81 0.83 – 3.96 0.195
50-64 1.56 0.73 – 3.33 0.685
65+ 1.00   
Gender:    
Men 1.00   
Female 0.87 059 – 1.29 0.497
Income:    
Below average 1.00   
Average 0.97 0.59 – 1.59 0.726
Above average 1.10 0.67 – 1.79 0.619
Employment status:    
Salaried    
Self-employed    
Unemployed    
Health status:    
Excellent 1.17 0.54 – 2.54 0.773
Very good 0.94 0.43 – 2.02 0.346
Good 1.40 0.68 – 2.86 0.191
Not so good, Bad 1.00   
Exposure to the health system:    
High 0.86 0.51 – 1.44 0.712
Low 1.00   
No direct exposure 0.91 0.52 – 1.58 0.947
Version 2 of questionnaire (n = 497)    
Age group:    
18-29 0.78 0.33 – 1.88 0.586
30-49 0.89 0.39 – 2.06 0.789
50-64 0.93 0.42 – 2.50 0.849
Income:    
Below average 1.18 0.74 – 1.86 0.485
Average 1.61 0.98 – 2.67 0.061
Above average 1.00   
Employment status:    
Salaried 0.77 0.44 – 1.35 0.356
Self-employed 1.00   
Unemployed 0.71 0.24 – 2.09 0.536
Population group:    
Arabs 1.00   
Jews 1.81 1.14 – 2.88 0.011