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Table 8 Tobit model of remittance income

From: New evidence on the role of remittances on healthcare expenditures by Mexican households

Variables Coefficient SE Partial effect on the probability of being uncensored Partial effect on the conditional expectation
Income excluding remittances −0.3753*** 0.0326 −2.01E-06 −0.0115
Female headed household 2852.9290*** 545.1051 0.0174 102.5033
Household size 588.1620*** 213.4584 0.0032 18.0925
No. of young kids 728.3222** 334.9896 0.0039 22.4039
No. of elderly members 1405.5710*** 394.5033 0.0075 43.2368
No. of members with college education 127.4462 604.9462 0.0007 3.9204
No. of members with HS education 405.8889* 246.9485 0.0022 12.4856
No. of working members in Mexico −822.7876*** 259.0353 −0.0044 −25.3098
Rural household 3780.8030*** 518.2615 0.0230 135.7644
Percent migration 3696.8450*** 230.3217 0.0198 113.7187
Per capita GDP 0.2064* 0.1126 1.11E-06 0.0063
Distance to the US in kilometers −1.5054** 0.6067 −8.08E-06 −0.0463
Average wages at US destination state 14.2644** 6.1466 0.0001 0.4388
Total observations 16,074
Uncensored observations 857
LR χ2 955.74
P > χ2 0.0000
  1. Notes The regression includes a constant
  2. * Signifies statistically different from zero at the 10% level or better ** at the 5% level or better and *** at the 1% level