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Table 3 Survey data factors influencing impact on debt and lifestyle: logistic regression analyses of these two dependent variables

From: The impact of dispensing fees on compliance with opioid substitution therapy: a mixed methods study

Dependent variable Independent variable Number n/N (%)* Odds ratio 95%Confidence interval p-value
Being in debt Cost impact     
    No 4/35 (11.4) 1 (reference)   
    Yes 30/52 (57.7) 10.6 3.3 to 34.3 <0.0001
Lifestyle difficulties Cost impact     
    No 10/30 (33.3) 1 (reference)   
    Yes 48/60 (80.0) 6.6 2.3 to 18.9 0.0004
  Employed     
    No 8/22 (36.4) 1 (reference)   
    Yes 46/63 (73.0) 3.5 1.1 to 10.9 0.0308
  1. *n/N shows the number of cases with a ‘significant impact’ response for each outcome, out of the total number in the row.
  2. Logistic regression models used.