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Table 2 Factors associated with enrollment in NHIS among informal sector workers

From: Predictors of enrollment in a health protection scheme among informal sector workers in Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana

VariablesSimple regression model
OR (95% CI)
p-valueMultiple regression model
AOR (95% CI)
p-value
Type of respondent
 Master (ref)1.00 1.00 
 Apprentice0.676 (0.2840.576)*0.009*0.72 (0.3531.056)*0.005*
 Employee1.382 (0.720–2.653)0.3321.42 (1.13–3.201)0.12
Marital status
 Married (ref)1.00 1.00 
 Single1.848 (1.0323.308)0.039*1.411 (0.593–4.125)0.219
Religion
 Christian (ref)1.00 1.00 
 Non- Christian0.922 (0.4512.513)0.003*0.726 (0.0672.503)0.011*
Work experience
 Below 2 years (ref.)1.00 1.00 
 2 to 4 years3.929 (1.09814.054)0.035*11.727 (0.998137.824)0.05*
 5 to 7 years5.400 (1.44220.226)0.012*13.159 (1.135152.596)0.039*
 8 to 10 years2.762 (0.843–9.047)0.0938.767 (0.843–91.170)0.069
 11 to 13 years1.821 (0.427–7.761)0.4174.827 (0.366–63.721)0.232
 Above 13 years1.134 (0.400–3.213)0.8132.571 (0.274–24.117)0.408
Membership of workers association
 Yes2.509 (1.3644.618)0.03*4.20 (1.56–7.75) 
 No (ref)1.00 1.000.121
Exposure to electrical hazards
 Yes1.8 (1.1023.05)0.045*2.93 (1.565.10)0.013*
 No (ref)1.00 1.00 
Suffering from occupational diseases
 Yes2.2 (1.254.256)0.001*2.75 (1.7435.17)0.001*
 No (ref.)1.00 1.00 
  1. Italic values indicate significance of p value
  2. CI confidence interval, OR odd ratio, AOR adjusted odd ratio
  3. * p-value is significant at 0.05 or less