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Table 6 Results of hausman test for independence of irrelevant alternatives

From: Health Uninsurance in rural America: a partial equilibrium analysis

  Coefficients   
B (B) All Categories b- (B) difference Sqrt (diag (V_b -V_B)) S.E.
Years of experience −0.0292 − 0.0277 − 0.0015 0.0044
Age of operator 0.0120 0.0247 −0.0047 0.0089
Number of dependents 2.2541 −0.2038 1.3326 1.0852
Net worth −1.3334 −0.4270 −0.9064 0.7207
Annual healthcare cost −4.9046 −2.4750 − 2.4296 2.0015
Total Assets 0.7113 0.3697 0.3416 0.5194
Desire for dental coverage −3.1500 −1.6047 −1.5453 1.3602
Desire for vision coverage −0.0746 −0.0946 −0.1692 0.1513
Health risk attitude 0.1899 0.0479 0.1420 0.0741
Crop risk attitude 0.2560 0.2379 0.0181 0.0449
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 4.3067 3.8538 0.4530 0.9069
Some College −13.1221 −5.9414 −7.1807 5.5785
College Graduate −17.1068 −7.8900 −9.2168 7.0984
Significant Health Condition in past 5 years 32.7062 22.6988 10.0074 1490.9540
Constant 18.8889 −1.9743 20.8633 1491.017
Chi (5) = 1.44 Prob >chi2 = 0.9199 Null hypothesis: Difference in coefficients is not systematic
  1. b = consistent under Ho and Ha; obtained from multinomial logit
  2. B = inconsistent under Ha, efficient under Ho; obtained from multinomial logit