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Table 5 Propensity score matching (PSM) approaches the UEBMI coverage effects of all six infant health outcomes stratified by maternal migrant status

From: The effects of compulsory health insurance on birth outcomes: evidence from China’s UEBMI scheme

  Shanghai-native Migrants
ATE P-value ATE P-value
Outcome (1) (2) (3) (4)
Birth weight (in grams) 12.400*** (<0.001) 61.777*** (<0.001)
Premature (< 37 weeks) 0.001 (0.790) −0.036*** (<0.001)
Low birth weight (< 2500 g) 0.001 (0.802) −0.030*** (<0.001)
Very low birth weight (< 1500 g) 0.001 (0.241) −0.009*** (<0.001)
Low Apgar score (< 7 scores) 0.001 (0.248) −0.006*** (<0.001)
Abnormal health condition at birth (AHCAB) −0.044*** (<0.001) −0.073*** (<0.001)
Observations (N) 97,716   62,713  
  1. *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001