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Table 2 Effect of CSG on mental health: Pooled OLS and Fixed Effect estimation

From: The effect of cash transfers on mental health – new evidence from South Africa

 (1)(2)(3)(4)
Pooled OLS
without covariates
Pooled OLS
with covariates
FE
without covariates
FE
with covariates
Household CSG0.325***0.405***0.449***0.536***
 (0.087)(0.091)(0.119)(0.126)
Male 0.346***  
  (0.051)  
Age −0.076*** 0.136*
  (0.009) (0.080)
Age Squared 0.001*** 0.001
  (0.000) (0.000)
Age under 19 0.513*** 0.385**
  (0.097) (0.169)
Economic decision maker −0.143** 0.037
  (0.061) (0.082)
Household Size 0.048** 0.045
  (0.022) (0.038)
Negative Event −0.215** −0.048
  (0.094) (0.116)
Neighbourhood Theft −0.036 0.034
  (0.030) (0.035)
Attrition −0.194** 0.014
  (0.098) (0.132)
Constant18.778***21.323***18.759***12.149***
 (0.122)(0.324)(0.131)(3.031)
YearYESYESYESYES
Other Government ProgrammesNoYESNoYES
Child Age DummyNoYESNoYES
ProvinceNoYESNoYES
RegionNoYESNoYES
Observations28,77328,77328,77328,773
Individuals  10,92510,925
R-squared0.0160.0660.0200.025
  1. The outcome variable is CES-D (0–30) the measure for depression; PSU clustered standard errors are in parenthesis; *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1