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Table 3 Emergency Room Visits

From: Impact of discontinuity in health insurance on resource utilization

  Static Specification (1) Static Specification (2) Dynamic Specification (3)
One transition 0.976 (0.051) 0.995 (0.053) 1.031 (0.058)
More than one transition 1.097 (0.066) 1.126* (0.069) 1.175** (0.076)
Age 0.987*** (0.0013) 0.985*** (0.0014) 0.987*** (0.0014)
Male 0.754*** (0.035) 0.745*** (0.035) 0.772*** (0.038)
Married 0.949 (0.044) 0.942 (0.044) 0.936 (0.047)
Graduated high school 0.961 (0.041) 0.972 (0.042) 0.932 (0.042)
White 0.981 (0.044) 0.977 (0.044) 0.908** (0.043)
Family size 0.908*** (0.011) 0.913*** (0.011) 0.912*** (0.012)
Employed 0.816*** (0.037) 0.832*** (0.050) 0.823*** (0.058)
Health (self-reported) 0.495*** (0.018) 0.608*** (0.029) 0.576*** (0.031)
Income 1.012 (0.020) 1.016 (0.020) 1.006 (0.022)
Number of chronic conditions 1.257*** (0.035) 1.230*** (0.035) 1.228*** (0.037)
Average employment status over the observation time frame   1.022 (0.090) 1.057 (0.10)
Average health status (self reported) over the observation time frame   0.587*** (0.045) 0.664*** (0.055)
ER visits in prior time period    0.983 (0.020)
ER visits at baseline    1.668*** (0.078)
Observations 37482 37482 31235
Number of individuals 6247 6247 6247
  1. Note that dummy variables for each round were included in the models but are not reported for purposes of brevity.