Table 5

Results for the multinomial logit model with correlated intercepts for medical care use and bed days at home
Choice (based on m=0) Only medical care use (m=1) Only bed days (m=2) Both (m=3)
Coef. S. E. Coef. S. E. Coef. S. E.
Health insurance status 0.45 *** 0.15 −0.44 * 0.23 −0.30 0.24
Age −8.10E-04 0.01 −0.03 *** 0.01 −0.04 *** 0.01
White (=1 if white) 0.48 *** 0.15 0.76 *** 0.29 0.24 0.27
High education 0.10 0.16 0.21 0.28 0.10 0.29
Middle education −0.02 0.13 0.12 0.23 0.19 0.23
Family size 0.01 0.06 0.01 0.10 0.07 0.09
# of children 0-5 −0.07 0.11 −0.34 * 0.19 −0.76 *** 0.21
# of children 6-12 0.03 0.09 0.04 0.15 −0.02 0.15
# of children 13-18 −0.04 0.10 0.09 0.17 −0.10 0.18
City/rural area 0.06 0.11 −0.15 0.19 −0.10 0.20
Have a chronic condition 0.06 0.11 0.03 0.19 0.43 ** 0.20
Poverty 2 (100%-125%) −0.24 0.23 −0.08 0.39 0.13 0.36
Poverty 3 (>125%-200%) −0.10 0.18 0.31 0.29 −0.05 0.30
Poverty 4 (>200%-400%) −0.06 0.16 0.09 0.28 −0.04 0.28
Poverty 5 (>400%) −0.34 ** 0.17 −0.19 0.30 −0.50 0.31
Do not need health insurance
 Disagree somewhat −0.01 0.17 0.02 0.29 −0.09 0.31
 Uncertain 0.02 0.28 0.51 0.42 0.32 0.47
 Agree somewhat −0.13 0.27 −1.06 * 0.57 −0.27 0.50
 Agree strongly 0.04 0.36 −0.45 0.61 −0.07 0.60
Can overcome ills without medical help
 Disagree somewhat −0.06 am −0.47 * 0.24 −0.15 0.24
 Uncertain −0.14 0.19 −0.17 0.33 −0.15 0.34
 Agree somewhat 0.01 0.15 0.15 0.26 −0.29 0.29
 Agree strongly −0.39 0.38 0.54 0.55 −0.38 0.68
Constant −0.60 0.45 −0.49 0.74 0.09 0.76
 Standard Deviation 0.64 *** 0.08 1.01 *** 0.16 1.28 *** 0.12

* p < 0.10, ** p < 0.05, *** p < 0.01.

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Lee and Shin BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:243   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-243

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