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Table 4 Significant associations between annual per-capita household income and ownership of household durable assets, as assessed by a stepwise multinomial logistic regression analysis.

From: Comparison of two approaches for measuring household wealth via an asset-based index in rural and peri-urban settings of Hunan province, China

Variable Annual household per-capita income (CNY) *(n = 504)
  < 1000 1000-1999 2000-3499 3500-4999 5000-6999 7000-8999 > 9000
  OR
(95% CI)
p-value OR
(95% CI)
p-value OR
(95% CI)
p-value OR
(95% CI)
p-value OR
(95% CI)
p-value OR
(95% CI)
p-value OR
(95% CI)
p-value
4 Gas rice cooker 2.1
(0.4-4.2)
0.120 2.2
(0.4-5.4)
0.115 2.0
(0.2-4.8)
0.121 2.2
(0.6-7.1)
0.115 4.4
(2.0-6.1)
0.037 2.9
(0.8-3.8)
0.110 3.0
(0.6-5.1)
0.111
7 Color TV 2.8
(0.4-6.7)
0.087 3.8
(2.1-5.6)
0.049 8.5
(6.7-12.0)
0.004 2.9
(0.8-4.0)
0.087 4.9
(2.8-6.3)
0.027 3.1
(0.9-4.9)
0.053 3.6
(1.8-4.5)
0.050
8 VCR 2.2
(0.4-3.7)
0.115 1.0
(0.5-5.2)
0.180 0.6
(0.1-2.5)
1.240 0.6
(0.1-2.1)
1.240 2.5
(0.7-4.3)
0.113 3.6
(1.0-7.7)
0.051 4.0
(1.5-5.8)
0.047
9 Satellite dish 4.4
(3.0-6.1)
0.037 4.3
(2.9-6.6)
0.039 4.9
(3.1-6.0)
0.028 4.0
(2.2-7.1)
0.050 4.3
(2.5-7.4)
0.039 4.4
(2.1-6.8)
0.038 4.8
(2.1-7.6)
0.028
11 Mobile phone 4.1
(3.2-5.6)
0.044 4.0
(3.1-6.2)
0.047 7.3
(4.3-12.9)
0.007 3.5
(3.2-5.3)
0.061 7.4
(4.0-9.8)
0.006 3.2
(2.2-6.8)
0.048 3.5
(2.5-6.9)
0.060
12 Bicycle 6.2
(3.3-9.6)
0.012 6.4
(4.2-8.7)
0.011 6.2
(4.6-9.8)
0.012 8.5
(5.5-12.1)
0.004 7.3
(4.1-12.2)
0.007 3.3
(0.9-5.7)
0.069 2.9
(0.6-3.1)
0.110
14 Electric fan 3.0
(0.6-5.7)
0.110 2.9
(0.4-4.8)
0.110 4.5
(3.9-8.1)
0.034 2.8
(0.6-3.1)
0.111 4.0
(1.4-7.3)
0.047 4.6
(2.0-7.1)
0.030 4.2
(3.3-7.2)
0.041
15 Air conditioner 0.1
(0.2-3.6)
0.839 0.3
(0.0-1.4)
0.550 2.3
(0.6-4.7)
0.129 4.6
(2.8-7.6)
0.033 4.2
(3.3-6.9)
0.040 3.9
(1.5-6.3)
0.049 2.7
(2.0-4.0)
0.112
17 Washing machine 1.4
(0.2-2.3)
0.245 2.9
(0.3-3.3)
0.110 2.0
(0.8-4.4)
0.121 3.1
(1.2-5.6)
0.045 1.4
(0.3-2.2)
0.245 1.6
(0.0-2.6)
0.204 0.3
(1.2-4.9)
0.550
  1. Adjusted odds ratios (OR) including 95% confidence intervals (CI) shown for pooled data from both rural (Wuyi village) and peri-urban (Laogang village) settings of Hunan province, China
  2. The model accounts for 48.6% of variation in the data; * Exchange rate CNY 1 ≈ US$ 0.16 at the time of survey (November/December 2006).