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Table 5 The determinants of any private finance of medical care use (random effects logit regression)

From: Private finance of services covered by the National Health Insurance package of benefits in Israel

  Any use Primary care Secondary care Paramedical care Hospitalization
Odds ratio [95 % conf. interval] Odds ratio [95 % conf. interval] Odds ratio [95 % conf. interval] Odds ratio [95 % conf. interval] Odds ratio [95 % conf. interval]
Income 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.001 1.000 1.000 1.000
Sickness                
 0 1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000   
 1+ 1.299 1.053 1.604 1.592 1.079 2.350 1.773 0.872 3.605 2.296 0.768 6.864 0.777 0.543 1.114
Education                
 0–8 1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000   
 9–12 1.511 1.116 2.047 1.602 0.952 2.694 0.551 0.193 1.569 0.864 0.152 4.895 1.772 1.108 2.834
 13+ 1.478 1.083 2.017 1.373 0.816 2.312 0.649 0.229 1.837 1.827 0.305 10.955 1.560 0.952 2.558
Region                
 Jerusalem 1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000   
 North 1.091 0.640 1.859 0.675 0.268 1.700 0.357 0.058 2.203 1.755 0.173 17.817 1.750 0.639 4.796
 Haifa 1.448 0.904 2.319 1.476 0.663 3.286 0.492 0.109 2.222 4.203 0.454 38.937 2.355 0.923 6.013
 Center 0.979 0.701 1.367 0.906 0.528 1.555 0.589 0.201 1.729 0.733 0.170 3.153 2.446 1.137 5.260
 Tel aviv 1.104 0.778 1.567 1.013 0.573 1.792 0.430 0.136 1.358 0.894 0.203 3.925 3.331 1.540 7.207
 South 0.999 0.639 1.563 0.992 0.476 2.068 0.295 0.066 1.319 1.583 0.233 10.740 2.094 0.841 5.212
 Judea-Samaria 1.075 0.551 2.097 2.248 0.800 6.316 0.244 0.022 2.706 18.23 0.049 40.340 0.542 0.106 2.778
Peripheral status                
 Periphery 1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000   
 Intermediate 1.035 0.714 1.502 0.735 0.378 1.428 1.112 0.287 4.303 1.090 0.188 6.307 1.591 0.894 2.832
 Center 1.141 0.689 1.890 0.987 0.421 2.312 0.869 0.150 5.020 2.462 0.231 26.294 0.849 0.348 2.068
Age                
 0–24 1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000   
 25–64 0.856 0.682 1.074 1.042 0.712 1.523 0.296 0.129 0.678 0.122 0.020 0.751 1.086 0.724 1.630
 65–74 0.712 0.501 1.013 0.817 0.453 1.474 0.223 0.066 0.755 0.089 0.008 1.035 1.089 0.608 1.951
 75+ 0.662 0.459 0.956 0.843 0.460 1.545 0.158 0.043 0.583 0.080 0.006 1.041 0.919 0.503 1.681
Gender                
 Men 1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000    1.000   
 Women 1.122 0.939 1.342 1.593 1.131 2.245 0.640 0.348 1.177 1.220 0.538 2.767 1.062 0.789 1.429
Constant 0.030 0.015 0.060 0.013 0.002 0.080 0.117 0.012 1.160 0.044 0.001 2.102 0.038 0.012 0.122
Pseudo R2   0.019    0.022    0.029    0.101    0.046  
  1. Bold = O.R is significantly different from1