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Table 8 Prescription medication usage in the last 2 weeks – pooled logit 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 0.0265 0.0093 *** 0.0143 0.0070 **
 t2009 0.0153 0.0097   0.0025 0.0055  
 Age 0.0238 0.0016 *** 0.0130 0.0011 ***
 Age squared -0.0002 0.0000 *** -0.0001 0.0000 ***
 No. of children -0.0066 0.0028 ** -0.0037 0.0016 **
 1 if rural -0.0004 0.0070   -0.0021 0.0043  
 1 if cohabiting 0.0245 0.0226   0.0206 0.0157  
 1 if married 0.0017 0.0151   0.0002 0.0097  
 1 if divorced -0.0421 0.0127 *** -0.0111 0.0114  
 1 if widowed -0.0009 0.0205   0.0416 0.0259  
 educ2 -0.0030 0.0087   -0.0092 0.0051 *
 educ3 0.0291 0.0122 ** 0.0028 0.0062  
 educ4 0.0004 0.0124   -0.0142 0.0073 *
 educ5 0.0038 0.0134   0.0090 0.0105  
 N 4151   4250  
Pseudo R-squared 0.206   0.206  
Females
 t2012 0.0203 0.0105 * 0.0101 0.0034 ***
 t2009 0.0166 0.0107   0.0036 0.0027  
 Age 0.0178 0.0021 *** 0.0064 0.0007 ***
 Age squared -0.0001 0.0000 *** 0.0000 0.0000 ***
 No. of children 0.0025 0.0032   0.0002 0.0008  
 1 if rural 0.0186 0.0091 ** -0.0007 0.0020  
 1 if cohabiting -0.0099 0.0209   -0.0007 0.0066  
 1 if married -0.0035 0.0169   0.0018 0.0045  
 1 if divorced -0.0098 0.0207   0.0094 0.0081  
 1 if widowed 0.0092 0.0223   0.0050 0.0063  
 educ2 -0.0214 0.0205   -0.0003 0.0054  
 educ3 -0.0150 0.0099   -0.0026 0.0027  
 educ4 -0.0327 0.0114 *** -0.0045 0.0034  
 educ5 -0.0429 0.0142 *** -0.0074 0.0051  
 n 4774   4856  
 Pseudo R-squared 0.184   0.214  
  1. Sample weights are applied. *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01