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Table 5 Household satisfaction in livelihood, financial difficulties and coping

From: Catastrophic out-of-pocket payments for households of people with severe mental disorder: a comparative study in rural Ethiopia

Financial difficulties and coping Households with out-of-pocket health payments
Households of person with SMD (n = 241) Households without person with SMD (n = 115) p-value
No % (95% CI) No % (95% CI)
Household financial situation and livelihood
 Perceive income is enough 25 10.3 (6.4, 14.2) 28 24.3 (16.3, 32.3) 0.001
 Satisfied with financial situation 21 8.7 (5.1, 12.3) 22 19.1 (11.8, 26.4) 0.005
 Satisfied with livelihood 89 36.9 (30.7, 40.0) 71 61.7 (52.7, 70.7) 0.000
Coping strategies implemented
 Drew up accounts at shops 71 29.4 (23.6, 35.2) 26 22.6 (14.8, 30.3) 0.175
 Loan from bank/financial institution 57 23.6 (18.2, 29.0) 25 21.7 (14.0, 29.3) 0.689
 Cut down food consumption 105 43.5 (37.2, 49.8) 20 17.3 (10.3, 24.4) 0.000
 Reduced medical visits 68 28.2 (22.4, 33.9) 7 6.0 (1.6, 10.5) 0.000
 Asked help from community 25 10.3 (6.4, 14.2) 6 5.2 (1.0, 9.3) 0.107
 Asked help from family 93 38.5 (32.3, 44.7) 25 21.7 (14.0, 29.3) 0.002
 Withdrew children from school 56 23.2 (17.8, 28.6) 9 7.8 (2.8, 12.8) 0.000
 Took on extra work 92 38.1 (31.9, 44.3) 26 22.6 (14.8, 30.3) 0.004
 Used savings 23 9.5 (5.8, 13.2) 12 10.4 (4.7, 16.1) 0.792
 Sold assets 152 66.3 (60.2, 72.5) 86 80.3 (72.7, 88.0) 0.009
 More than one strategy 159 65.9 (59.9–71.9) 45 39.5 (30.0–48.1) 0.000