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Table 3 Association between the cause of economic inactivity and the CHE experience in 2015a

From: Association between changes in economic activity and catastrophic health expenditure: findings from the Korea Health Panel Survey, 2014–2016

Variables Economic activity 2014 → 2015
Active → inactive Inactive → inactive
Adjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
Economically inactive factors
 Family related factors 0.20 (0.02–2.56) 0.57 (0.29–1.11)
 Health related factors 2.40 (0.61–9.43) 1.65 (1.01–2.68)
 Retirement 0.47 (0.08–2.75) 0.79 (0.46–1.35)
 Other 0.58 (0.10–3.26) 0.40 (0.13–1.22)
 Voluntary selectionb 1.00 1.00
  1. All control variables were adjusted
  2. aCHE Catastrophic health expenditure
  3. bNot in education, employment, or training as a voluntary choice
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