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Table 4 Language access and Medicaid take-up rates: 1998–2008 sample

From: Word to the mother(tongue): language access and Medicaid for Limited English Proficient migrants

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Income level cutoff 20,000 22,500 25,000 27,500 30,000
LA − 0.0296* − 0.0209 − 0.0357** − 0.0340*** − 0.0304**
  (0.0165) (0.0152) (0.0142) (0.0129) (0.0121)
LEP 0.00601 0.0158 0.0189** 0.0163* 0.0193**
  (0.0109) (0.0100) (0.00925) (0.00858) (0.00804)
LA*LEP 0.0185 0.0131 0.00819 0.00181 0.00134
  (0.0120) (0.0111) (0.0103) (0.00955) (0.00896)
Age 0.000724** 0.000473* 0.000198 − 0.000129 − 0.000162
  (0.000307) (0.000284) (0.000262) (0.000242) (0.000228)
Female 0.0556*** 0.0543*** 0.0517*** 0.0490*** 0.0467***
  (0.00567) (0.00521) (0.00479) (0.00445) (0.00418)
No. of ppl in hh 0.0276*** 0.0278*** 0.0290*** 0.0283*** 0.0269***
  (0.00187) (0.00175) (0.00160) (0.00150) (0.00141)
Constant 0.225*** 0.207*** 0.203*** 0.203*** 0.186***
  (0.0448) (0.0423) (0.0398) (0.0377) (0.0346)
Observations 30,183 35,595 41,169 46,960 52,653
R-squared 0.207 0.200 0.197 0.193 0.189
  1. Notes: Robust standard errors are in parentheses
  2. ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1