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Table 3 Multinomial logit results for medical care use and bed days at home

From: Effects of health insurance on non-working married women’s medical care use and bed days at home

Choice (based on m=0) Only medical care use (m=1) Only bed days (m=2) Both (m=3)
  Coef.   S. E. Coef.   S. E. Coef.   S. E.
Health insurance status 0.42 *** 0.13 −0.34 * 0.20 −0.20   0.20
Age −8.4E-04   0.01 −0.03 *** 0.01 −0.04 *** 0.01
White (=1 if white) 0.48 *** 0.14 0.74 *** 0.26 0.26   0.21
High level of education 0.08   0.16 0.07   0.27 0.01   0.26
Moderate level education −0.01   0.13 −0.08   0.23 0.01   0.21
Family size 0.02   0.06 −0.04   0.10 −0.01   0.09
# of children 0-5 −0.07   0.10 −0.24   0.17 −0.64 *** 0.18
# of children 6-12 0.01   0.09 0.03   0.15 −0.02   0.14
# of children 13-18 −0.04   0.09 0.10   0.17 −0.05   0.16
City/rural area 0.09   0.11 −0.18   0.19 −0.03   0.19
Have a chronic condition 0.06   0.10 0.03   0.18 0.44 ** 0.20
Poverty 2 (100%-125%) −0.20   0.28 −0.07   0.38 0.19   0.37
Poverty 3 (>125%-200%) −0.09   0.17 0.34   0.30 0.10   0.29
Poverty 4 (>200%-400%) −0.04   0.15 0.13   0.23 0.07   0.25
Poverty 5 (>400%) −0.29 * 0.16 −0.14   0.28 −0.36   0.28
Do not need health insurance          
 Disagree somewhat −0.06   0.30 0.10   0.53 −0.61   0.54
 Uncertain −0.09   0.33 0.17   0.58 −0.58   0.58
 Agree somewhat −0.06   0.40 0.50   0.64 −0.33   0.64
 Agree strongly −0.09   0.37 −0.85   0.70 −0.71   0.64
Can overcome ills without medical help          
 Disagree somewhat −0.08   0.12 −0.47 * 0.25 −0.29   0.21
 Uncertain −0.17   0.19 −0.15   0.31 −0.23   0.26
 Agree somewhat −0.03   0.15 0.08   0.21 −0.43   0.27
 Agree strongly −0.34   0.26 0.28   0.39 −0.64   0.59
Constant −0.61   0.43 −0.17   0.61 0.47   0.66
  1. * p < 0.10, ** p < 0.05, *** p < 0.01.