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Table 7 Prescription medication usage in the last 2 weeks – fixed-effects model estimations

From: Economic conditions, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease: analysis of the Icelandic economic collapse

Dependent variable Hypertension-medication   Cardiovascular & cholesterol-medication  
  dy/dx Robust SE   dy/dx Robust SE  
Males
 t2012 -0.0506 0.0226 ** -0.0303 0.0238  
 t2009 -0.0157 0.0110   -0.0225 0.0100 **
 Age squared 0.0003 0.0001 *** 0.0002 0.0001 ***
 No. of children -0.0030 0.0215   -0.0116 0.0200  
 1 if rural -0.0084 0.0189   -0.0378 0.0277  
 1 if cohabiting 0.0061 0.0138   0.0054 0.0194  
 1 if married 0.0217 0.0257   0.0312 0.0283  
 1 if divorced -0.0877 0.0733   0.0300 0.0387  
 1 if widowed -0.0743 0.0696   0.0224 0.0540  
 n 4163   4260  
Females
 t2012 -0.0035 0.0227   -0.0564 0.0193 ***
 t2009 0.0076 0.0105   -0.0257 0.0088 ***
 Age squared 0.0001 0.0001 *** 0.0002 0.0000 ***
 No. of children -0.0239 0.0101 ** -0.0115 0.0049 **
 1 if rural 0.0164 0.0195   0.0097 0.0140  
 1 if cohabiting -0.0004 0.0110   -0.0118 0.0113  
 1 if married 0.0071 0.0182   -0.0075 0.0164  
 1 if divorced -0.0154 0.0311   0.0375 0.0264  
 1 if widowed 0.0181 0.0431   0.0633 0.0566  
 N 4790   4872  
  1. Sample weights are applied. *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01