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Table 5 Determinants of the number of patients undergoing Fresh Cycles

From: A reduction in public funding for fertility treatment - an econometric analysis of access to treatment and savings to government

  Base model and lag With anticipatory behaviour and lag
     all age     all age
Variable Age ≤ 33 34 ≤ Age ≥ 39 Age ≥ 40 groups Age ≤ 33 34 ≤ Age ≥ 39 Age ≥ 40 groups
EMSNCap effect -259.55 -342.52*** -330.17*** -232.62*** -155.83* -201.41*** -291.93*** -141.46**
126.39 51.06 44.67 62.61 74.49 33.61 52.81 42.22
Lag of D. Variable 0.90*** 0.33** -0.10 0.77*** 0.96*** 0.60*** -0.04 0.86***
0.12 0.11 0.14 0.10 0.06 0.08 0.16 0.06
Season 1 (base)         
Season 2 310.06** 113.54** -34.50 104.95* 216.99*** 62.26* -51.00 34.32
85.99 33.07 29.51 40.93 47.91 25.00 36.27 31.38
Season 3 325.46** 127.08*** -98.78** 90.78* 267.69*** 80.25** -112.13** 44.48
88.17 31.28 28.66 43.82 59.22 23.80 33.19 35.47
Season 4 67.44 -14.72 -212.63*** -68.20 -23.64 -102.07*** -230.53*** -138.63***
81.04 35.35 31.35 37.99 44.52 25.59 33.83 28.61
Time Trend 23.26* 30.18*** 42.17*** 20.51*** 12.70 16.29*** 38.20*** 11.13**
10.66 4.53 5.69 5.67 7.32 3.29 6.76 4.01
Constant -185.66*** 561.15*** 917.83*** 123.85 -130.18*** 378.40*** 896.18*** 127.05***
112.46 105.92 100.94 98.47 93.02 71.92 110.12 69.31
N 32 48 32 112 32 48 32 112
df 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
R squared 0.87 0.78 0.88 0.73 0.94 0.85 0.87 0.82
  1. OLS Regression method is used. Estimated coefficients and standard errors are presented. df denotes the degrees of freedom. * Significance at 10%, ** Significance at 5%, *** Significance at 1%. Each column reports a separate model specification.