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Table 6 Sample selection 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?

A. Waiting time equation(ordered probit) 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) 0.006 2.06 -0.003 -2.02 -0.002 -1.99 -0.001 -2.02
Age 0.000 -0.91 0.000 0.92 0.000 0.88 0.000 0.88
Income per standardized adult (in thousands IS) 0.019 2.37 -0.001 -1.99 -0.001 -1.98 -0.001 -1.98
Public finance only -0.001 -0.1 0.001 0.1 0.000 0.1 0.000 0.11
Number of chronic illnesses -0.005 -3.30 0.003 2.94 0.001 3.07 0.001 3.03
Peripheral location -0.013 -3.50 0.007 3.19 0.004 3.15 0.003 3.04
Israel or former USSR origin 0.003 1.27 -0.002 -1.26 -0.001 -1.26 -0.001 -1.25
B. On the waiting list for surgeries equation(binary probit)     
  M.E. z     
Female (vs. male) -0.126 -2.08       
Age 0.036 4.45       
Income per standardized adult (in thousands IS) -0.014 -1.51       
Voluntary insurance ownership 0.200 2.32       
Number of chronic illnesses 0.130 4.21       
Peripheral location 0.240 3.11       
Education higher than 12 years -0.114 -2.10       
  1. Bold = significantly different from zero at p = 0.05.