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Table 4 Quantile regression results for the price equation

From: Does quality matter in determining child care prices? Evidence from private child care provision in Turkey

  Quantile of prices
Variables Q(0.10) Q(0.25) Q(0.50) Q(0.75) Q(0.90)
Infrastructure Quality Score 0.218 0.327** 0.111 0.075 − 0.058
  (0.150) (0.150) (0.143) (0.122) (0.126)
Curriculum and Materials Quality Score − 0.005 − 0.097 − 0.033 − 0.029 0.008
  (0.094) (0.071) (0.043) (0.038) (0.027)
HR Quality Score 0.055 0.041 − 0.027 − 0.062 − 0.027
  (0.106) (0.114) (0.053) (0.040) (0.032)
Center is accredited by MoNE 0.023 0.222* 0.289*** 0.268*** 0.321***
  (0.126) (0.119) (0.095) (0.089) (0.114)
Age of the center − 0.018 − 0.003 0.001 − 0.003 0.000
  (0.016) (0.015) (0.006) (0.006) (0.006)
Total enrollment in a school − 0.003 − 0.000 − 0.001 − 0.001 − 0.002*
  (0.002) (0.002) (0.001) (0.001) (0.001)
Number of hours the center is open on a Monday 0.050 0.061 0.036 0.026 − 0.011
  (0.060) (0.045) (0.031) (0.023) (0.031)
Center provides service for extended hours 0.246 0.173 0.110 0.091 0.081
  (0.251) (0.265) (0.272) (0.234) (0.193)
Number of weeks the center operates in a year − 0.003 0.000 0.015** 0.000 − 0.005
  (0.010) (0.010) (0.008) (0.008) (0.006)
Center provides free transportation − 0.061 − 0.086 − 0.103 − 0.175* − 0.266***
  (0.153) (0.146) (0.113) (0.100) (0.092)
High neighborhood welfare 0.666** 0.577** 0.665* 0.747** 0.847
  (0.268) (0.256) (0.361) (0.296) (0.588)
Medium neighborhood welfare 0.300 0.154 0.082 0.230 0.476
  (0.229) (0.241) (0.356) (0.306) (0.593)
Constant 5.497*** 5.263*** 5.128*** 6.005*** 6.589***
  (0.850) (0.621) (0.566) (0.485) (0.778)
Number of observations 173 173 173 173 173
Pseudo-R2 0.300 0.201 0.277 0.383 0.321
  1. “Low neighborhood welfare” is the omitted category. Q(0.10), Q(0.25), Q(0.50), Q(0.75) and Q(0.90) represent 0.10, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75 and 0.90 quantiles, respectively
  2. Bootstrapped standard errors are in parentheses ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1