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Table 4 Estimated effects of PBF on reported illness, facility care-seeking, and treatment received among children under 5 years of age, from 2005 to 2008: DID Estimates

From: The effect of performance-based financing on illness, care-seeking and treatment among children: an impact evaluation in Rwanda

  Diarrhea, Fever and/or ARI Diarrhea and/or Fever
  N DID coeffa (SE)b N DID coeffa (SE)b
Reported illnessc 4501 −0.050 (0.066) 4501 −0.028 (0.060)
Facility care-seekingd 1606 −0.081 (0.058) 1355 −0.072 (0.062)
Treatment receivedd -- -- -- 399 0.221 (0.113)
  1. aCoefficient for the DID term (β3 in Equation 2)
  2. bRobust standard errors in parentheses
  3. cLPM with fixed effects, covariates include: child’s age, birth order, gender, and facility birth; mother’s age, education, marital status; household wealth, toilet facilities, drinking water source, and bednet use
  4. dLPM with fixed effects, covariates include: child’s age, birth order, gender, and facility birth; mother’s age, education, marital status; household wealth, insurance status, and previous child death