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Table 1 Independent and Dependent Variables

From: Examining gender differentials and determinants of private health insurance coverage in Zambia

DEPENDENT VARIABLE
Variable Name Description Recode
Health Insurance coverage Insured or not insured Not insured = 0, insured = 1
INDEPENDENT VARIABLES
Variable Name Description Recode
Age Age of respondent in years (grouped) 15–24 = 0, 25–34 = 1, 35–44 = 2, 44 and above = 3
Marital Status In marital union or not in marital union Not in marital union = 0, in marital union = 1
Education Education in single years No recode
Occupation Respondents type of occupation (grouped) Not Working = 0, Professional = 1, Clerical = 2, Sales = 3, Sales = 4, Agricultural:Self-employed = 5, Household and domestic = 6, Services = 7, Skilled manual =8, Unskilled Manual = 9
Type of place of residence Residing either in rural or urban Urban = 0, rural = 1
Wealth Category Household characteristics: Poor, medium, rich Poor = 0, medium = 1, rich = 2
Media Exposure Exposure to TV, Radio, Newspaper, and Magazines Not exposed = 0, Exposed 1