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Table 4 Tobit estimates for dimensions of cognition in old age

From: Cognitive functioning among poor elderly persons: evidence from Peru

Variables Total cognition Memory Mental intactness
Coeff. Std. Err. Coeff. Std. Err. Coeff. Std. Err.
Male (yes = 1) −0.155* (0.089) −0.431*** (0.091) 0.149** (0.063)
Mother tongue Quechua (yes = 1) −0.308*** (0.093) −0.277** (0.135) −0.155** (0.063)
Mother tongue Aymara (yes = 1) −0.950*** (0.126) −0.584*** (0.159) −0.630*** (0.078)
Age −0.081*** (0.008) −0.060*** (0.006) −0.048*** (0.006)
Illiterate (yes = 1) −1.737*** (0.084) −0.577*** (0.098) −1.497*** (0.046)
Retired (yes = 1) −0.510*** (0.051) −0.315*** (0.045) −0.330*** (0.071)
Arm span 0.012*** (0.004) 0.005 (0.005) 0.009*** (0.003)
Haemoglobin 0.006*** (0.002) 0.004*** (0.001) 0.003* (0.002)
Urban (yes = 1) 0.249** (0.108) 0.086 (0.094) 0.194*** (0.060)
Constant 2.097*** (0.065) 1.822*** (0.096) 1.581*** (0.043)
Observations 3884   3884   3884  
Pseudo R-squared 0.060   0.027   0.084  
  1. Standard errors clustered at department level are shown in parentheses. All models include dummies for department
  2. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01