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Table 7 Determinants of the number of patients undergoing Frozen 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 -73.96 -46.79* -36.78 -53.04* -41.59 -56.59*** 41.87 -27.31
40.07 17.34 22.78 20.93 36.48 19.98 24.30 23.57
Lag of D. Variable 0.97*** 0.63*** 0.51* 0.91*** 0.97*** 0.58*** 0.24 0.90***
0.07 0.11 0.20 0.06 0.06 0.13 0.17 0.06
Season 1 (base)         
Season 2 79.51* -58.75** -86.95** -47.08* 45.19 -48.91* -95.54** -72.65***
29.84 21.50 25.75 18.15 32.44 22.89 29.12 20.39
Season 3 131.32** -34.06 -89.68*** -15.67 111.08** -28.14 -94.70*** -30.90
39.86 18.09 19.54 20.04 38.79 18.89 25.15 21.07
Season 4 33.76 -92.77*** -139.64*** -81.78*** 5.10 -84.06*** -166.53*** -103.17***
31.91 19.69 20.56 18.83 29.80 20.61 24.60 19.33
Time Trend 6.72 5.96* 9.12*** 5.33* 3.50 7.22 5.12* 2.94
3.62 2.47 2.22 2.11 3.09 2.66 2.06 2.08
Constant -73.39*** 249.38*** 236.99*** 61.64*** -35.46*** 268.82*** 387.39*** 99.02**
55.99 57.48 66.35 31.99 49.41 62.74 59.05 35.34
N 32 48 32 112 32 48 32 112
df 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
R squared 0.92 0.71 0.84 0.85 0.92 0.67 0.86 0.83
  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.