Structure of Demand for Medical Care
Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/
number of observations : 5574
A time serie containing :
annual medical expenditures in constant dollars excluding dental and outpatient mental
log(coinsrate+1) where coinsurance rate is 0 to 100
individual deductible plan ?
log(annual participation incentive payment) or 0 if no payment
log(max(medical deductible expenditure)) if IDP=1 and MDE>1 or 0 otherw
physical limitation ?
number of chronic diseases
self–rate health (excellent,good,fair,poor)
log of annual family income (in \$)
log of family size
years of schooling of household head
age less than 18 ?
is household head black ?
Deb, P. and P.K. Trivedi (2002) “The Structure of Demand for Medical Care: Latent Class versus Two-Part Models”, Journal of Health Economics, 21, 601–625.
Cameron, A.C. and P.K. Trivedi (2005) Microeconometrics : methods and applications, Cambridge.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.