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Table 4 Impact of income on medical insurance reimbursement

From: Inequity under equality: research on the benefits equity of Chinese basic medical insurance

Variable URBMI NRCMI
Selection model (probit) Outcome model (GLM) Selection model (probit) Outcome model (GLM)
Reference group: Poorest
 2nd 0.0917 0.0122 0.075 0.0312**
(0.280) (0.039) (0.073) (0.015)
 3rd 0.102 0.0164 0.024 0.0377***
(0.282) (0.036) (0.079) (0.012)
 4th 0.561* 0.0895** 0.079 0.0587***
(0.295) (0.035) (0.070) (0.011)
 Richest 0.658** 0.127*** 0.128* 0.0598***
(0.286) (0.036) (0.073) (0.012)
 Control variable YES YES YES YES
 Constant 1.456* 0.446*** 0.309 0.366***
(0.775) (0.102) (0.247) (0.039)
 Observations 498 498 3312 3312
  1. Note:Control variables include respondents’ age, age squared, sex, years of schooling, marital status and family size; ***, **, and * indicate significance levels of 1, 5, and 10%, respectively