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Table 2 Party-in-power estimates of linear regressions predicting 2012 level of privatization and health care expenditures by party elected in 2008 (controlling for incumbency, baseline privatization, HDI, and upper middle-class income)a

From: Do elections matter for private-sector healthcare management in Brazil? An analysis of municipal health policy

Party Elected In 2008 Dental X-rays Ultrasounds Hospital Beds Outsourcing Health Expenditures
DEM −0.86 (0.55) −0.40 (1.02) 1.12 (1.27) −0.11 (1.16) −0.35 (0.46) −.69 (1.19)
PDT 0.15 (0.66) 0.40 (1.21) 1.43 (1.50) −0.20 (1.33) −0.23 (0.54) −2.84* (1.40)
PMDB −0.02 (0.39) −0.30 (0.71) 0.32 (0.88) 0.50 (0.79) −0.45 (0.33) −0.07 (0.84)
PP 0.21 (0.54) 0.34 (0.97) −0.81 (1.24) −1.57 (1.10) −1.00* (0.45) −0.48 (1.16)
PPS −0.16 (1.03) 1.51 (1.84) −0.72 (2.27) 1.60 (2.10) 0.58 (.84) −0.29 (2.20)
PR 0.26 (0.62) −1.28 (1.11) −2.45. (1.38) 0.90 (1.23) 0.06 (0.52) 1.73 (1.35)
PSB 0.024 (0.68) 0.80 (1.31) 0.49 (1.45) 0.02 (1.30) 0.55· (0.57) 1.05 (1.47)
PSDB −0.25 (0.46) −1.67* (0.81) −2.12* (1.03) −0.67 (0.96) 0.21 (0.38) 2.02* (0.99)
PT 0.40 (0.52) 0.09 (0.92) 3.51** (1.14) 0.32 (1.01) 1.21** (0.44) 0.11 (1.13)
PTB 0.24 (0.60) 0.51 (1.17) −0.77 (1.40) −0.78 (1.25) −0.58 (0.51) −0.52 (1.30)
F statistic 40.28 71.60 209.84* 43.86 191.80* 114.11
Num. obs. 4650 3075 2429 2987 4347 4476
  1. a*** p < 0.001, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05, · p < 0.1. Entries are deviations from the mean (standard errors) times 100