Table 5

Inpatient Hospitalizations

Static

Specification (1)

Static

Specification (2)

Dynamic

Specification (3)


One transition

1.013

(0.061)

1.020

(0.062)

1.045

(0.069)

More than one transition

1.239***

(0.084)

1.264***

(0.087)

1.366***

(0.10)

Age

0.995***

(0.0015)

0.994***

(0.0015)

0.994***

(0.0016)

Male

0.672***

(0.036)

0.657***

(0.036)

0.717***

(0.041)

Married

1.042

(0.054)

1.039

(0.054)

1.069

(0.060)

Graduated high school

1.110**

(0.053)

1.111**

(0.054)

1.085

(0.057)

White

1.166***

(0.059)

1.174***

(0.060)

1.215***

(0.067)

Family size

0.978

(0.013)

0.985

(0.014)

0.977

(0.015)

Employed

0.501***

(0.031)

0.482***

(0.042)

0.469***

(0.046)

Healthy (self-reported)

0.483***

(0.022)

0.613***

(0.038)

0.576***

(0.039)

Income

0.991

(0.024)

0.989

(0.025)

0.979

(0.027)

Number of chronic conditions

1.315***

(0.041)

1.285***

(0.041)

1.285***

(0.044)

Average employment status over the observation time frame

1.140

(0.13)

1.147

(0.15)

Average self-reported health status over the observation time frame

0.587***

(0.054)

0.650***

(0.065)

Inpatient hospitalization in prior period

0.960

(0.037)

Inpatient hospitalization at initial period

1.574***

(0.11)


Observations

37482

37482

31235

Number of individuals

6247

6247

6247


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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