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Table 5 Ordered Probit marginal effects (M.E.) on the probability to belong to the various waiting time categories for surgeries

From: Do rich Israelis wait less for medical care?

  Up to 1 month 2-3 months 4-5 months 6+ months
  M.E. z M.E. z M.E. z M.E. z
Female (vs. male) 0.085 1.37 0.013 1.19 -0.022 -1.28 -0.076 -1.37
Age 0.012 1.59 0.002 1.56 -0.003 -1.49 -0.011 -1.63
Income per standardized adult (in thousands IS) 0.016 1.58 0.002 1.24 -0.004 -1.61 -0.014 -1.51
Public finance only -0.013 -0.21 -0.002 -0.21 0.003 0.21 0.012 0.21
Number of chronic illnesses -0.061 -2.04 -0.009 -1.71 0.016 1.87 0.054 2.06
Peripheral location -0.217 -3.13 -0.032 -2.16 0.056 2.55 0.193 3.17
Israel or former USSR origin 0.064 1.04 0.010 0.97 -0.017 -1.03 -0.057 -1.04
Pseudo R squared =0.0635         
  1. Bold = significantly different from zero at p = 0.05.