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Table 1 Summary of variables

From: Identifying the determinants of health insurance coverage among Peruvian women of reproductive age: an assessment based on the national Peruvian demographic survey of 2017

Variable category Variable Categorization   
Outcome Health insurance status 1 = No insurance
2 = SIS (“Integrated Health Insurance”)
3 = Standard Insurance (EsSalud, EPS, FFAA/Police, PHI)
  
  Expected sign of association
  SIS Other insurance
Explanatory variables Highest educational level attained 0 = Primary or no education
1 = Secondary
2 = Higher but no university
3 = Higher, university or Postgraduate
+
Ethnicity 0 = Other
1 = Spanish
+
Marital status 0 = Not currently married
1 = Currently married
+ +
Place of residence 0 = Rural
1 = Urban
+
Wealth index 0 = Poorest
1 = Poorer
2 = Middle
3 = Wealthier
4 = Wealthiest
+
Currently working 0 = No
1 = Yes
+
Births in last 5 years 0 = 0 births
1 = 1 or more births
+ +
Total living children 0 = 0 children
1 = 1–2 children
2 = 3 or more children
+
Household size 0 = 1–3 members
1 = 4–6 members
2 = 7 or more members
+
Age continuous + +