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Household Financial Burden and Poverty Impacts of Cancer Treatment in Vietnam

Table 2

Logistic regression analysis of the correlates of impoverishment.

SubgroupOdd ratio95% CI
Lower boundUpper bound

Age group
Education level
 No schoolRef
 Primary school0.730.271.93
 Secondary/high school0.880.342.24
 Vocational school1.050.254.37
Working status
 Do not have paid workRef
 Have paid work1.160.791.71
Health insurance status
 Do not have health insuranceRef
 Have health insurance0.990.661.5
Household income level
 <100% of mean national income18.645.24
 100%–200% of mean national income1.694.93
 >200% of mean national incomeRef
Cancer site location
 At hematological/blood systemRef
 At respiratory system1.760.349.07
 At digestive system1.390.277.22
 At reproductive system1.890.369.99
 Breast cancer2.190.4211.42
 Other cancer1.710.338.78
Cancer grade
 Cancer grade IRef
 Cancer grade II0.60.261.39
 Cancer grade III0.770.361.64
Type of treatment
 Surgery aloneRef
 Nonsurgery 1.324.59
 Multiple 1.384.17

significant result. or radiotherapy or hormonal therapy or biopharmaceutical therapy alone. treatments include both surgery and nonsurgery treatments.

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