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Table 5 OLS multiple regression of the association of health insurance status on perceived quality of care

From: Health insurance and quality of care: Comparing perceptions of quality between insured and uninsured patients in Ghana’s hospitals

Independent variables b Beta
(Constant) 64.115  
Insurance status (Insured = 1) 1.065 (.927) .044
Age of respondent .067* (.031) .083
Marital status (Married = 1) .244 (.949) .010
Sex (Male = 1) −.922 (.923) −.040
Educational level (None = 1) −.306 (.292) −.043
Income level (No earnings = 1) −.330 (170) −.076
Distance to hospital in Km. .007 (.056) .005
Health status 1.542** (.466) −.215
Number of doctors −1.699** (.493) −.139
Size of household .309 (.167) .074
Bed capacity .036*** (.008) .287
Ownership of hospital (Government hospitals = 1) 3.401 (.595) .247
Region (Upper East = 1) 4.102*** (.600) .295
  1. Dependent variable: Perceived quality of care. *p ≤ .10; **p ≤ .05; ***p ≤ .01