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Table 3 Probit results and Marginal effects of the explanatory variables on the probability of death from COVID-19

From: Effect of comorbidities and risk conditions on death from COVID-19 in migrants in Mexico

  Probit regression Marginal effects
Coef Std Error P value dy/dx Std Error
Nationality groups (ref: South America)
 Central America 0.256 0.246 0.295 0.008 0.008
 Caribbean Region 0.015 0.451 0.973 0.000 0.013
 Other 0.446 0.225 0.047** 0.015 0.007
 Hypertension 0.123 0.212 0.562 0.004 0.007
 Cardiovascular 0.396 0.462 0.392 0.014 0.016
 Obesity 0.320 0.214 0.130 0.011 0.007
 Diabetes 0.092 0.233 0.691 0.003 0.008
 Immunosuppression 0.534 0.578 0.355 0.019 0.020
 Pneumonia 0.922 0.219 0.001*** 0.032 0.007
 Asthma −0.135 0.427 0.752 −0.004 0.015
 COPD −0.030 0.495 0.952 −0.001 0.017
 Sex −0.285 0.188 0.130 −0.009 0.006
 Age 0.021 0.005 0.001*** 0.000 0.000
 Smoking −0.300 0.345 0.385 −0.010 0.012
 Days elapsed 0.032 0.022 0.143 0.001 0.000
 HCMP − 142.740 27.840 0.001*** −0.881 0.003
 ICU −0.389 0.263 0.139 −0.014 0.009
 Intubated 1.850 0.272 0.001*** 0.064 0.009
Goodness of fit statistics
 LR chi2(18) = 395.930     
 Prob > chi2 = 0.000     
 Pseudo R2 = 0.586     
  1. ***0.001 significance level
  2. ** 0.05 significance level
  3. Source. Author’s elaboration, from the MMH (2021c)