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Table 1 Variables and measurements

From: Predictors of high out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure: an analysis using Bangladesh household income and expenditure survey, 2010

Variables Measurements Mean Max Min SD
Dependent variable
 Log of yearly total household healthcare expenditures (ltothhexp) Log transformation of household yearly healthcare expenditure 5 · 37 13 · 13 0 1 · 47
Predictor variables
 Log of yearly total household income (ltothhyrinc) Log transformation of household yearly income in 1000 Tk. 3 · 97 8 · 77 −2 · 99 1 · 31
 Proportion of either illiterate or did not complete junior school in family (prilliterate) Proportion of either illiterate or did not complete junior school in family (prilliterate) 0 · 51 1 0 0 · 31
 Log of total household durable goods Log of total household durable goods valued in Tk. 9 · 34 15 · 22 3 · 40 1 · 41
 Family size (famsize) Number of family members 4 · 49 17 1 1 · 83
 Proportion of 60 and above aged members in family (prsenmem) Proportion of family members aged 60 years and above 0 · 09 1 0 0 · 18
 Proportion of under-five in family (prunder5) Proportion of under five members in the family 0 · 10 0 · 67 0 0 · 13
 Proportion of females in family (prfemales) Proportion of female members in the family 0 · 49 1 0 0 · 19