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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics by Number of Transitions

From: Impact of discontinuity in health insurance on resource utilization

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
  1. *T-Test: Transition = 0 vs. 1; **T-Test: Transition = 0 vs. > 1
  2. Standard deviations in parentheses. Note that dummy variables for each round were included in the models but are not reported for purposes of brevity.