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Table 7 Impact of the FHCI in Public/NGO/Missionary Health Facilities by Total Household Expenditure

From: Free health care for under-fives, expectant and recent mothers? Evaluating the impact of Sierra Leone’s free health care initiative

  Below median expenditure Above median expenditure
Simple linear Linear interaction Quadratic interaction Simple linear Linear interaction Quadratic interaction
Utilisation (LPM)
ITT effect (Age ≥ 5 years) 0.0394 0.0495 0.113 −0.0843 −0.0702 0.130
  (0.073) (0.077) (0.118) (0.078) (0.076) (0.155)
N 799 799 799 834 834 834
AIC 1092.1 a 1093.7 1094.6 1115.6 1117.1 1115.6
ITT effect (Age ≥ 5 years) −0.125 −0.151* −0.00640 −0.149 −0.140 −0.149
  (0.090) (0.090) (0.141) (0.097) (0.098) (0.170)
N 445 445 445 470 470 470
AIC 578.1 577.7 a 580.4 607.8 a 609.5 613.2
ITT effect (Age ≥ 5 years) 0.413 0.406 0.866 −0.0412 −0.0249 −2.412
  (0.499) (0.398) (1.876) (0.603) (0.585) (4.017)
N 445 445 445 470 470 470
AIC 615.1 614.4 613.0 a 705.0 704.7 703.6 a
  1. Control variables includes region dummies, head of households’ age and education
  2. Standard errors in parentheses
  3. LPM linear probability model
  4. * p < 0.1
  5. aOptimal model specification