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Table 2 Multivariate Regression Analysis of Demographic Information on Health Utility Assignment

From: Parents of healthy children assign lower quality of life measure to scenarios labeled as cancer than to identical scenarios not labeled as cancer

  Non-Cancer Serious Illness Scenario All Scenarios
Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval p-value Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval p-value
“Cancer” Language Used   0.92 0.84,1.00 0.048 0.94 0.87, 1.02 0.13
Numeracy Question 1 correct 1.04 0.96, 1.14 0.31 1.06 0.98, 1.15 0.16
Question 2 correct 1.03 093, 1.13 0.60 1.03 0.94, 1.13 0.50
Question 3 correct 1.06 0.83, 1.36 0.65 1.07 0.84, 1.35 0.59
Annual Family Income (US dollars) < 10 k Reference
10-25 k 1.00 0.89, 1.12 0.97 1.04 0.93, 1.16 0.49
25-50 k 0.96 0.84, 1.09 0.52 1.07 0.95, 1.21 0.26
50-75 k 1.04 0.84, 1.28 0.71 1.05 0.87, 1.28 0.61
75-100 k 1.01 0.80, 1.28 0.90 1.14 0.92, 1.42 0.24
> 100 k 0.92 0.70, 1.21 0.54 1.05 0.81, 1.36 0.74
Refused 1.24 1.04, 1.47 0.017 1.23 1.05, 1.45 0.01
Employed   0.93 0.84, 1.03 0.15 0.99 0.90, 1.08 0.77
Race Black Reference
Asian 0.80 0.58, 1.11 0.18 0.90 0.66, 1.22 0.49
White 0.98 0.87, 1.10 0.70 0.99 0.89, 1.11 0.93
Other 0.90 0.79, 1.03 0.13 0.94 0.83, 1.07 0.38
Ethnicity Hispanic Reference
Non-Hispanic 1.02 0.89, 1.17 0.76 1.07 0.94, 1.22 0.33
Unknown 1.10 0.74, 1.65 0.64 1.14 0.78, 1.67 0.50