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Table 5 The impact of income on health

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

Variable URBMI NRCMI
Sick in the last two weeks Sick in the last half year SRH Sick in the last two weeks Sick in the last half year SRH
Reference group: Poorest
 2nd −0.291*** −0.115 −0.0415 −0.106*** 0.0125 −0.113***
(0.085) (0.094) (0.093) (0.021) (0.024) (0.024)
 3rd −0.274*** −0.109 −0.307*** − 0.116*** 0.00871 − 0.210***
(0.072) (0.082) (0.082) (0.019) (0.022) (0.022)
 4th −0.381*** − 0.0105 − 0.503*** −0.165*** − 0.0765*** −0.340***
(0.069) (0.078) (0.080) (0.024) (0.023) (0.024)
 Richest −0.388*** −0.0291 − 0.515*** −0.167*** − 0.110*** −0.459***
(0.069) (0.078) (0.080) (0.020) (0.028) (0.030)
 Control variables YES YES YES YES YES YES
 Constant −0.542*** −2.104*** −2.433*** −1.006*** −2.711*** −2.825***
(0.165) (0.204) (0.241) (0.060) (0.081) (0.088)
 Observations 4914 4914 4914 41,346 41,342 41,348
  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