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Table 3 The impact of NRCMS reimbursement on poverty

From: The impact of health insurance on poverty among rural older adults: an evidence from nine counties of western China

  Poverty or not Depth of poverty Intensity of poverty
Catastrophic health expenditure or not 0.1734*** (0.1455) 0.2450*** (0.0644) 0.1743*** (0.0461)
Reimbursement expense ratio −0.0115 (0.0370) − 0.0161 (0.0171) − 0.0129 (0.0122)
Martial status 0.0164 (0.1582) 0.0129 (0.0680) 0.0092 (0.0485)
Number of children 0.0286* (0.0482) 0.0269 (0.0207) 0.0179 (0.0148)
Relationship with children −0.0495* (0.0811) − 0.0513 (0.0364) − 0.0307 (0.0260)
Financial support from children −0.0606*** (0.0433) − 0.0932*** (0.0212) −0.0702*** (0.0153)
Frequency of face-to-face interaction with children −0.0651*** (0.0674) −0.0945***(0.0285) − 0.0649*** (0.0203)
Frequency of interaction by telephone with children 0.0578** (0.0831) 0.0841*** (0.0355) 0.0579** (0.0254)
Social involvement 0.0183 (0.0702) 0.0279 (0.0348) 0.0224 (0.0249)
Economic involvement 0.0081 (0.1174) 0.0172 (0.0568) 0.0117 (0.0406)
Gender −0.0317 (0.1370) −0.0271 (0.0631) − 0.0162 (0.0451)
Age 0.0021 (0.0112) 0.0049 (0.0048) 0.0039 (0.0034)
Years for education −0.0038 (0.0202) −0.0036 (0.0095) − 0.0024 (0.0068)
Observations 520 520 520
Pseudo R2 0.2072 0.2402 0.3150
  1. Note: coefficients show marginal effects based on mean; numbers in bracket are consistent standard errors. ***, **, * respectively means the significance level of 0.01, 0.05 and 0.1