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Table 6 Estimated effect of treatment (educational intervention) on willingness-to-pay (natural logged) for participating in health insurance

From: Impact of educational intervention on willingness-to-pay for health insurance: A study of informal sector workers in urban Bangladesh

Variables Description Coefficient (Std. Err.)
Treatment Yes (ref = control) 0.338 (0.064) ***
Age In years - 0.003 (0.004)
Gender Female (Ref = male) −0.221 (0.172)
Marital status Unmarried (ref = married) 0.127 (0.085)
  Others (ref = married) 0.413 (0.385)
Household size Number of household members −0.018 (0.027)
Institutional educational level Up to primary level (ref = less than one year) −0.198 (0.083)**
More than primary level (ref = less than one year) 0.056 (0.096)
Household incomea) Logged income per month 0.034 (0.043)
Illness in last 6 months Illness of respondent or any household member 0.003 (0.099)
Location Sub-district (ref= Metropolitan city) 0.119 (0.078)
  District (ref= Metropolitan city) −0.122 (0.078)
Occupation Shop worker (ref= Rickshaw-puller) −0.387 (0.097)***
  Restaurant workers (ref= Rickshaw-puller) −0.344 (0.084)***
Constant   3.402 (0.444)***
N   431
R-squared   0.156
F-value(14,146) (Prob>F)   5.50 (0.000)
Mean VIF (max)   1.66 (2.68)
BP/Cook-Weisberg test (p>ch2)   10.31 (0.001)
Ramsey RESET, F (p>F)   0.82 (0.486)
  1. Note: ***, ** and * denotes significant at 1%, 5% and 10% risk level respectively, a) Per equivalent adult (natural logged).