Table 6: Average effects of insurance coverage on prostate cancer testing using nearest neighbor propensity score matching.

Prostate cancer testingCoefficientStandard errorsConfidence interval

Insurance coverage (insured versus uninsured)0.0790.0179(0.0438178–0.1143218)

Standard errors in parentheses .
Variables included in these models: at risk factors (told of cholesterol level, ever smoke cigarettes), access to information (received information on cancer prevention, education, listen to radio, watch television, and literacy), demographic (age category, marital status, religion, region and place of residence, and wealth).