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Table 3 Determinants of household hospitalisations

From: Does the new cooperative medical scheme reduce inequality in catastrophic health expenditure in rural China?

  Coefficient Std.Err p
Economic status (reference group = Quintile1)
 Quintile2 0.288 0.298 0.333
 Quintile3 0.725 0.292 0.013
 Quintile4 1.326 0.295 0.000
 Quintile5 1.879 0.303 0.000
Household member ≥ 65 0.175 0.193 0.365
Household member ≤ 5 0.700 0.223 0.002
Household head
 Sex (male) 0.782 0.350 0.026
 Education (reference group = below primary school level)
  Junior middle school −0.262 0.189 0.166
  Senior middle school and above −0.337 0.325 0.299
  Occupation (farmer) 0.290 0.268 0.279
Household size (reference group = 1–3 members)
  ≥ 4 members 0.444 0.189 0.019
Chronic disease 0.577 0.215 0.007
Self-assessed health (reference group = worse)
 Normal −0.484 0.213 0.023
 Better −1.091 0.236 0.000
year (2012) 0.118 0.054 0.029