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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for the participants included in the analyses*

From: Are waiting times for hospital admissions affected by patients' choices and mobility?

Variable N Min Max Mean S.D
Wts-Waiting time 1674 1 1650 299 431
Log(wts) 1674 -9.21 7.40 3.86 3.90
Age 1674 0 96 46.1 22.95
Gender (female = 1) 1674 0 1 0.45 0.50
Distance to local hospital (km) 1671 2 353 31.8 46.3
Education (years after primary school) 1490 0 17 3.9 3.1
Income 1552 1 6 3.35 1.47
Health status 1604 0 1 0.62 0.49
Number of visits to GP 1601 0 1 0.37 0.48
Number of hospital stays 1518 0 1 0.35 0.48
Non-choice & non-mobile patients 1626 0 1 0.46 0.49
Choice & non-mobile patients 1626 0 1 0.20 0.40
Non-choice & mobile patients 1626 0 1 0.17 0.38
Choice & mobile patients 1626 0 1 0.13 0.34
Year of treatment (2004 = 1) 1674 0 1 0.63 0.48
Type of treatment (surgical = 1) 1674 0 1 0.23 0.42
  1. * Weighted results.