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Table 7 Estimates of health effects in restricted and unrestricted models1

From: Measuring the health of the Indian elderly: evidence from National Sample Survey data

  Restricted Model Unrestricted Model
   North East South West
Chronic dz. -0.35 -0.30 -0.34 -0.35 -0.51
  (0.031)** (0.055)** (0.048)** (0.061)** (0.101)**
Hospitalization -0.33 -0.38 -0.19 -0.36 -0.30
  (0.052)** (0.087)** (0.111) (0.101)** (0.124)*
Visual -0.40 -0.28 -0.53 -0.48 -0.38
  (0.030)** (0.045)** (0.054)** (0.063)** (0.075)**
Speech 0.08 0.13 -0.03 0.08 0.24
  (0.067) (0.108) (0.117) (0.180) (0.179)
Hearing -0.30 -0.41 -0.26 -0.23 -0.21
  (0.037)** (0.059)** (0.062)** (0.087)** (0.102)*
Motor -0.73 -0.70 -0.79 -0.76 -0.73
  (0.042)** (0.064)** (0.082)** (0.094)** (0.116)**
North 0.05 - - - -
  (0.031)     
South 0.06 - - - -
  (0.037)     
West 0.12 - - - -
  (0.043)**     
  1. * = Significance at 0.05 level ** = Significance at 0.01 level
  2. 1The estimates are based on analysis of the rural females with less than primary education