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Table 2 Effect of C-section delivery on delivery care costs

From: Economic consequences of caesarean section delivery: evidence from a household survey in Tanzania

Dependent variable Probability of paying Amount paid (USD) Log of the amount paid (USD)
  All Public facilities All Public facilities All Public facilities
C-section delivery 0.164***
(0.034)
0.179***
(0.034)
20.47***
(5.042)
10.59***
(2.668)
0.771***
(0.130)
0.671***
(0.112)
Mean of dep. Variable 0.205 0.141 3.768 2.011 0.464 0.291
R-squared 0.029 0.035 0.070 0.071 0.063 0.074
No. of observations 2412 2173 2412 2173 2412 2173
  1. Notes: Robust standard errors in parentheses; The reference group is women who delivered in a health facility with a normal delivery; Adjusted covariates include age, marital status, religion, parity, education level, occupation, insurance status, household size, household wealth status, and place of residence; * p < 0.10, ** p < 0.05, *** p < 0.01