Table 1

Descriptive Statistics by Number of Transitions

Variable

Transition = 0 Mean or %

Transition = 1 Mean or %

Transition = 1 p-value*

Transition > 1 Mean or %

Transition > 1 p-value**


Age

50.5

(19.852)

34.4

(13.232)

0.0000

38.9

(18.345)

0.0000

Male %

30.9

(.462)

30.1

(.459)

0.1463

29.7

(.457)

0.0731

Married %

28.7

(.452)

41.3

(.492)

0.0000

0.4

(.496)

0.0000

High School %

41.0

(.492)

51.5

(..5)

0.0000

60.0

(.49)

0.0000

Family Size

3.013

(2.025)

3.774

(1.883)

0.0000

3.388

(1.863)

0.0000

White %

63.4

(.482)

72.6

(.446)

0.0000

69.7

(.46)

0.0000

Employed %

17.4

(.379)

48.4

(.5)

0.0000

45.7

(.498)

0.0000

Healthy %

57.2

(.495)

77.9

(.417)

0.0000

77.0

(.421)

0.0000

Income

0.872

(.924)

1.077

(1.226)

0.0000

1.270

(1.44)

0.0000

Chronic count

0.232

(.553)

0.094

(.341)

0.0006

0.119

(.386)

0.0000


Unique Individuals

3322

1883

1042


*T-Test: Transition = 0 vs. 1; **T-Test: Transition = 0 vs. > 1

Standard deviations in parentheses. Note that dummy variables for each round were included in the models but are not reported for purposes of brevity.

Banerjee et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:195   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-195

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