Table 4

Incremental Effects of Cleft Status on Hospitalizations by Age Group Adjusting for Own Socioeconomic Characteristics

Age group/Cleft Measure

Hospitalization Probability

Hospitalization Days|Days > 0


Age 20-29 years

0.036****

0.44**


(0.003)

(0.19)


[30.8%]

[8.0%]


{26.5%,35.3%}

{1.0%,14.9%}


Age 30-39 years

0.015****

0.22


(0.003)

(0.25)


[13.5%]

[3.8%]


{4.0%,15.8%}

{-5.2%,14.0%}


Age 40-49 years

0.008***

0.34


(0.003)

(0.38)


[9.4%]

[4.4%]


{4.0%,15.8%}

{-5.2%,14.0%}


Age 50-59 years

0.006

-0.09


(0.004)

(0.52)


[6.1%]

[-1.0%]


{-1.3%,13.6%}

{-11.8%,9.9%}


Age 60-68 years

-0.003

-0.77


(0.009)

(0.98)


[-2.3%]

[-7.1%]


{-15.0%,11.1%}

{-24.7%,10.5%}


Note: Standard errors of effects are in parentheses; the % changes in hospitalizations relative to the unaffected control group due to the cleft effects are listed in brackets (the 95% confidence intervals of these % changes are included in curly brackets); The effects are estimated from (Equation 3), adjusting for the covariates in that model; * = p < 1; ** = p < 0.05; *** = p < 0.01; **** = p < 0.001.

Wehby et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:58   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-58

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