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Table 3 MNL model for health care seeking behavior of rural dwellers in 2014a b

From: Examining the changing health care seeking behavior in the era of health sector reforms in India: evidences from the National Sample Surveys 2004 & 2014

  PUB02 PVT01 PVT02 OTH01 OTH02
Intercept 0.376*** (3.163) 1.160*** (13.493) −0.293*** (−2.920) −0.555*** (−3.132) 0.891*** (7.404)
MEDEXP [Medical expenditure] −0.001*** (−10.535) 3.34E-04*** (9.793) 4.08E-04*** (11.946) −2.58E-04** (−2.257) −0.001*** (−9.565)
TRNEXP [Transport expenditure] 9.12E-05 (0.578) −0.002*** (−11.559) −0.001*** (−7.032) −0.002*** (−3.245) −0.011*** (−10.933)
AGE [Age] 4.65E-04 (0.267) −0.007*** (−5.588) −0.007*** (−4.774) 0.002 (0.858) −0.002 (−0.885)
HHSZ [Household Size] 0.012 (0.771) 0.020** (1.960) −0.063*** (−5.593) 4.73E-04 (0.020) 0.050*** (3.297)
HHEXP [Household Expenditure] −2.20E-05*** (−2.427) 2.68E-05*** (4.662) 7.58E-05*** (12.933) −4.11E-05*** (−2.706) −4.56E-05*** (−4.605)
BINCHRc [Chronic ailment] −0.167 (−1.213) −0.174** (−2.006) 0.185* (1.939) −1.164*** (−5.971) −0.669*** (4.557)
BM1501c [Ailment started more than 15 days ago and is continuing] −0.895*** (−6.210) −0.573*** (−5.960) 0.109 (0.986) −0.601*** (−3.146) −1.146*** (−7.764)
BM1502c [Ailment started more than 15 days ago and has ended] −0.053 (−0.393) −0.390*** (−3.609) −0.385*** (−2.760) 0.221 (1.287) −0.418*** (−2.995)
BL1501c [Ailment started less than 15 days ago and is continuing] −0.276** (−2.375) −0.056 (−0.631) 0.075 (0.698) −0.009 (−0.061) −0.244** (−2.236)
MALEc [Gender is male] −0.080 (−1.206) −0.026 (−0.568) 0.015 (0.294) −0.019 (−0.190) −0.097 (−1.416)
BINMRDc [Married] −0.080 (−1.061) 0.062 (1.157) 0.201*** (3.421) 0.057 (0.474) 0.198** (2.425)
LITERTc [Literate] 0.173** (2.541) 0.026 (0.531) −0.028 (−0.531) −0.051 (−0.497) 0.063 (0.894)
BINSCHc [Covered by health care expenditure support scheme] −0.038 (−0.468) −0.259*** (−4.452) 0.229*** (3.804) −0.129 (−0.981) −0.059 (−0.695)
  1. *significant at 90% confidence interval (p < 0.1); **significant at 95% (p < 0.05); ***significant at 99% (p < 0.01)
  2. aNumbers outside parentheses reflect parameter estimates, while numbers in parentheses reflect t-statistic values
  3. bThe reader is requested to refer to Table 2 for a more detailed description of variables
  4. cBinary variables