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Table 5 The impact of insurance type and city on patients’ health care utilization

From: Health care utilization for patients with stroke: a 3-year cross-sectional study of China’s two urban health insurance schemes across four cities

Characteristics Outpatient visit Inpatient visit ALOS
Coef. 95%CI Coef. 95%CI Coef. 95%CI
Insurance type (Ref: UEBMI)
 URBMI −0.122*** [−0.144, −0.100] −0.041* [−0.050, −0.032] −0.270 * [−0.288, −0.251]
Cities (Ref: Beijing)
 Shanghai −0.054 [− 0.121, 0.018] 0.122*** [0.097, 0.147] 0.278 *** [0.223, 0.335]
 Tianjin −0.280*** [−0.294, − 0.267] 0.025*** [0.007, 0.043] − 0.155 *** [− 0.184, − 0.125]
 Chongqing −0.664*** [− 0.672, − 0.649] −0.130*** [− 0.144, − 0.115] −0.342 *** [− 0.366, − 0.318]
R2 (adjusted) 0.189 0.100 0.130
  1. All models were adjusted for gender, age, stroke type and year; All coefficients and 95% CI were transformed using formula Coef. = eβ − 1
  2. ALOS average length of stay
  3. ***P < 0.001, **P < 0.01, *P < 0.05