Table 4

Regression results
(1) (2)
The patient’s hospital choice behavior
Total average scoring of SAS 0.827**
(2.42)
Anxiousness 0.0612***
(3.74)
Fear 0.0450***
(3.77)
Panic 0.0241**
(2.09)
Mental disintegration 0.0227**
(2.19)
Apprehension 0.0234*
(1.95)
Tremors 0.0748
(1.48)
Body aches & pains 0.0203*
(1.69)
Easy fatiguability & weakness 0.0632***
(3.81)
Restlessness 0.0369**
(2.08)
Palpitation 0.0701***
(3.36)
Dizziness 0.0554***
(2.79)
Faintness 0.0594***
(2.96)
Dyspnea 0.0216*
(1.85)
Paresthesias 0.0224
(0.47)
Nausea & vomiting 0.0469*
(1.85)
Urinary frequency 0.0343**
(1.96)
Sweating 0.0414**
(2.20)
Face flushing 0.0383**
(2.50)
Insomnia 0.0484***
(3.94)
Nightmares 0.0503***
(3.87)
Age dummy variables Yes Yes
Gender dummy variable Yes Yes
Marital status dummy variables Yes Yes
Education dummy variables Yes Yes
Income dummy variables Yes Yes
Employment status dummy variables Yes Yes
Job occupation dummy variables Yes Yes
Health status dummy variable Yes Yes
Medical insurance dummy variables Yes Yes
Reimbursement percentage of medical costs dummy variables Yes Yes
Severity of disease dummy variables Yes Yes
Stage of the disease dummy variables Yes Yes
Cutoff point 1 −0.282 0.0960
(−0.21) (0.07)
Cutoff point 2 2.146 2.482*
(1.57) (1.88)
Cutoff point 3 2.921** 3.239**
(2.14) (2.45)
Cutoff point 4 3.125** 3.437***
(2.29) (2.60)
Number of observations 4853 4853
Log pseudo-likelihood 166.0 145.8

t statistics in parentheses, * p < 0.10, ** p < 0.05, *** p < 0.01.

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