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Table 5 Stereotype logistic regression of the general health

From: Medical insurance policy organized by Chinese government and the health inequity of the elderly: longitudinal comparison based on effect of New Cooperative Medical Scheme on health of rural elderly in 22 provinces and cities

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
  b11 b12 b121
  2005 2008 2005 2008 2005 2008
  Coefficients Coefficients Coefficients Coefficients Coefficients Coefficients
NCMS participation (no = 0) −1.125*** −0.399** −0.300 −0.158 0.047 −0.376***
Medical expenses in previous year 0.000** 0.000* 0.000*** 0.000*** 0.000*** 0.000***
Utilization of adequate medical services (no = 0) −3.810*** −4.358*** −2.306*** −2.194*** −1.305*** −1.514***
Province = eastern (western = 0) −0.545** −1.453*** −0.369** −1.728*** 0.468*** −0.987***
Province = middle (western = 0) −0.576*** −0.186 0.168 −0.853*** 0.523*** −0.456***
Male (female = 0) 0.285* 0.388** −0.071 −0.165 0.042 −0.212*
Age −0.012* −0.011 0.010* 0.006 0.023*** 0.015***
Years of education −0.091*** −0.112*** −0.083*** −0.049* −0.027 −0.015
Df 8 8 8 8 8 8
Wald chi(2) 215.74 239.52 209.67 328.31 32.77 39.67
  1. Note: ***indicates p < 0. 001; **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05. b11: Self-rated quality of life; b12: Self-rated health; b121: Do you feel any change of your health since last year.