TABLE 6-4Effects of Fixed and Time-Varying Assets With and Without Controls for Self-Reported Health Status (NLSM: 1966-1991)

VariableEstimates and Statistical Significance
Fixed AssetsModel IModel IIModel IIIModel IV
      Quartile 10.37**0.31**
      Quartile 20.18**0.13
      Quartile 30.080.07
Time-Varying Assets
      Quartile 10.56**0.30**
      Quartile 20.41**0.30**
      Quartile 30.23**0.19**

NOTE: All models contain controls for race, education, marital status, and occupation (first, as of first interview, and longest). To avoid cluttering, estimates for these variables and ancillary parameters have been omitted.

*

Significant with p<.0.5.

**

Significant with p<.01.

From: 6, Selection Processes in the Study of Racial and Ethnic Differentials in Adult Health and Mortality

Cover of Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life
Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life.
National Research Council (US) Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life; Anderson NB, Bulatao RA, Cohen B, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.

NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.