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Table 6 Pooled probit model for satisfaction with the healthcare services

From: The association between self-perceived health status and satisfaction with healthcare services: Evidence from Armenia

  Effect on unobserved (latent) opinion about healthcare services [\( {l}_{it} \)] 95 % confidence Interval Elasticity
Standardized self-perceived health (min. = best; max. = worst) -0.477*** -0.537 -0.416 -0.17***
Gender (1 = male) 0.130 -0.074 0.333 0.05
Age -0.052*** -0.062 -0.041 -0.02***
Age squared 0.000*** 0.000 0.000 0.00***
Male*Age 0.002 -0.002 0.005 0.00
Diagnosed high blood pressure -0.094* -0.188 -0.001 -0.03*
Education (comparison group = below secondary school) 0.124 -0.001 0.249 0.04
 Secondary school (incl. vocational) 0.184** 0.052 0.315 0.07**
 College and aboverow     
Use of healthcare services 0.073*** 0.033 0.113 0.03***
SES (comparison group = poorest quintile)     
 Poor -0.061 -0.186 0.063 -0.02
 Middle 0.024 -0.116 0.164 0.01
 Affluent 0.017 -0.168 0.202 0.01
 Richest 0.058 -0.140 0.256 0.02
Dwelling condition (comparison group = good)     
 Satisfactory -0.115* -0.234 0.003 -0.04*
 Bad -0.238*** -0.378 -0.098 -0.08***
BBP coverage 0.098 -0.007 0.203 0.03
Poverty benefit beneficiary -0.105 -0.228 0.018 -0.04
Settlement (comparison group = capital city)     
 Urban 0.097 -0.096 0.290 0.03
 Rural 0.060 -0.182 0.301 0.02
Year (comparison = 2010)     
 2011 0.124* 0.023 0.226 0.04*
 2012 0.135* 0.014 0.257 0.05*
Region (comparison group = Capital city, Yerevan)     
 Aragatsotn -0.501** -0.835 -0.167 -0.16***
 Ararat 0.043 -0.230 0.316 0.02
 Armavir 0.242 -0.061 0.545 0.09
 Gegharkunik 0.377 -0.054 0.808 0.14
 Kotayk 0.435*** 0.213 0.658 0.16***
 Lori -0.277** -0.486 -0.067 -0.09**
 Shirak -0.047 -0.382 0.288 -0.02
 Sjunik -0.531*** -0.811 -0.252 -0.16***
 Tavush -0.346** -0.590 -0.103 -0.11***
 Vayots Dzor 0.310* 0.059 0.562 0.12*
 Intercept 1.798*** 1.225 2.371  
 Pseudo R2 0.17    
 Wald chi2 (p) 886.46 (0.000)    
Elasticity at the mean of each variable     0.31
N 5,427    
  1. Legend: *p < 0.05;**p < 0.01;***p < 0.001