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Table 2 Results

From: Does access to health insurance reduce the risk of miscarriages? Evidence from Mexico’s Seguro popular

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Insurance at pregnancy \(-\)0.134 (0.117) \(-\)0.140 (0.119) \(-\)0.237* (0.135) \(-\)0.232* (0.137) \(-\)0.245* (0.142) \(-\)0.259* (0.148)
Wealth   0.012** (0.006)   0.006 (0.007) 0.006 (0.007) 0.007 (0.008)
Age   \(-\)0.068*** (0.011)   \(-\)0.058*** (0.013) \(-\)0.060*** (0.013) \(-\)0.061*** (0.014)
Age squared   0.002*** (0.0002)   0.002*** (0.0002) 0.002*** (0.0002) 0.002*** (0.0003)
Previous pregnancies   \(-\)0.046*** (0.009)   \(-\)0.054*** (0.011) \(-\)0.056*** (0.011) \(-\)0.058*** (0.011)
Previous miscarriages   0.155*** (0.022)   0.135*** (0.028) 0.141*** (0.029) 0.148*** (.030)
Indigenous   \(-\)0.111* (0.064)   \(-\)0.139** (0.068) \(-\)0.146** (0.070) \(-\)0.154** (0.073)
Obs. 27,445 27,445 19,100 19,100 19,100 19,100
Marginal effect at mean \(-\)0.025 \(-\)0.025 \(-\)0.041 \(-\)0.039 \(-\)0.051 \(-\)0.067
Wealth Quintiles All All 1–3 1–3 1–3 1–3
Assumed True Population Risk None None None None 15 % 20 %
  1. ***, **, and * denote statistical significance at the 1, 5, and 10 % levels, respectively. Results for probit model with robust standard errors on binary variable indicating a miscarriage. Parameter estimates shown in main table with p values in parenthesis, the corresponding marginal effect at the mean for exposure to insurance is shown below the number of observations. All specifications include year–month and municipality level fixed effects. Source ENADID 2009