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98 no 5 thornton the demand for and impact of learning

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Unformatted text preview: ves) on obtaining VOL. 98 NO. 5 THORNTON: THE DEMAND fOR, AND IMpAcT Of, LEARNING HIV STATUS 1833 Table 1—Sample Size and Determinants of Participation Main sample 1 accepted HIV test with co-variate data) Follow-up sample 1 main sample interviewed at follow-up) panel A: Sample size and attrition Percent of 1998 adult sample interviewed in 2001 Percent of 1998 adult sample interviewed in 2004 Percent accepting a test for HIV Percent of main sample 1 Balaka and Rumphi) interviewed at 2004 follow-up survey panel B: Determinants of accepting an HIV test Male Age Age-squared Married Had a previous HIV test Think treatment will become available 0.78 0.72 2,812 1,524 20.004 1 0.009 2 0.002 1 0.003 2 (1) 0.000 1 0.000 2 20.02 1 0.0172 0.062*** 1 0.0112 Think there is a likelihood of being HIV positive Sample size R2 panel c: Determinants of participation in the follow-up survey Got results Any incentive Distance 1 km) Amount of incentive Amount of incentive2 Distance2 HIV positive 3,141 0.01 0.91 0.75 20.002 1 0.008 2 0.003 1 0.002 2 (2) 0.000 1 0.000 2 20.030** 1 0.013 2 0.047*** 1 0.010 2 20.012 1 0.012 2 20.007 1 0.010 2 2,682 0.01 0.240*** 1 0.022 2 0.068 1 0.044 2 (1) 20.098* 1 0.056 2 0.025 1 0.0172 0.013 1 0.0472 20.007 1 0.008 2 20.171*** 1 0.044 2 Notes: Panel B represents one OLS regression of acceptance of an HIV test among those respondents offered a test. Panel C represents one OLS regression among respondents eligible for the follow-up survey 1 those tested for HIV in Balaka and Rumphi). Controls also include gender, age, and age-squared. Robust standard errors clustered by village with district fixed effects are in parentheses. “Any’’ is an indicator if the respondent received any nonzero monetary incentive and “amount’’ is the total value of the incentive. *** Significantly different from zero at 99 percent confidence level. ** Significantly different from zero at 95 percent confidence level. * Significantly different from zero at 90 percent con...
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