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Table 5 Estimated effects of PBF on reported illness, facility care-seeking, and treatment received among children under 5 years of age by poverty, from 2005 to 2008: most poor compared to the least poor (referent group)

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 Interaction coeffa (SE)b N Interaction coeffa (SE)b
Reported illnessc 4501 0.056 (0.071) 4501 0.061 (0.070)
Facility care-seekingd 1606 0.109 (0.073) 1355 0.113 (0.094)
Treatment receivedd -- -- -- 399 0.446* (0.210)
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. aCoefficient for the poverty interaction term (β7 in Equation 3)
  3. bRobust standard errors in parentheses
  4. 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
  5. 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