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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.