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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of waiting times for elective care (estimates with standard error in parentheses)

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

Variable: Model 1 Sig. Model 2 Sig. Model 3 Sig. Model 4 Sig.
  Estimate (S.E)   Estimate (S.E)   Estimate (S.E)   Estimate (S.E)  
Age -0.31 (0.63)   -0.35 (0.64)   -0.01 (0.01)   -0.00 (0.00)  
Gender 23.66 (12.54) * 24.27 (12.53) * 0.15 (0.15)   0.30 (0.13) **
Distance to local hospital -0.18 (0.26)   -0.14 (0.26)   0.00 (0.00)   0.00 (0.00)  
Education -5.50 (4.24)   -3.74 (4.29)   -0.11 (0.07) * -  
Income -9.31 (9.54)   -10.98 (9.55)   -0.08 (0.12)   -  
Health status -99.07 (28.76) **** -90.19 (28.96) *** -0.51 (0.32)   0.24 (0.40)  
Number of visits to GP -89.67 (27.31) **** -85.95 (27.30) *** -0.03 (0.29)   0.20 (0.31)  
Number of hospital stays 0.83 (26.15)   5.59 (26.23)   0.16 (0.30)   0.52 (0.31) *
Non-choice & non-mobile -   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Choice & non-mobile -   -50.60 (30.12) * -0.24 (0.45)   -  
Non-choice & mobile -   -65.80 (33.58) ** -1.29 (0.32) **** -  
Choice & mobile -   -78.19 (36.04) ** -0.62 (0.33) * -  
IV for choice/mobility -   -   -   -5.36 (1.46) ****
Year 2003 76.58 (24.77) *** 77.04 (24.88) *** -0.45 (0.28)   -0.34 (0.27)  
Year 2004 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
ICD10 chapter 2 307.39(51.84) **** 304.16 (51.88) **** 1.71 (0.59) *** 4.33 (1.52) ***
ICD10 chapter 4 351.46 (77.57) **** 347.25 (77.49) **** 2.26 (0.51) **** 4.92 (1.64) ****
ICD10 chapter 6 69.70 (53.65)   80.17 (53.83)   -0.70 (0.77)   1.66 (1.51)  
ICD10 chapter 7 106.32 (59.83) * 112.60 (59.82) * 1.02 (0.57) * 3.63 (1.55) **
ICD10 chapter 8 240.73 (71.45) **** 239.69 (71.43) **** 1.10 (1.10)   3.83 (1.61) **
ICD10 chapter 9 53.65 (52.34)   46.92 (52.38)   1.17 (0.66) * 3.80 (1.51) **
ICD10 chapter 10 104.20(63.39)   101.55 (63.30)   1.38 (0.52) *** 4.12 (1.55) ***
ICD10 chapter 11 75.02 (56.06)   67.08 (56.12)   1.70 (0.49) **** 4.32 (1.53) ****
ICD10 chapter 12 82.97 (63.19)   72.68 (63.35)   1.30 (0.58) ** 3.97 (1.57) **
ICD10 chapter 13 124.00 (39.46) *** 126.27 (39.49) *** 1.02 (0.47) ** 3.61 (1.47) **
ICD10 chapter 14 76.00 (59.14)   72.22 (59.15)   1.18 (0.51) ** 3.73 (1.54) **
ICD10 chapter 15 -21.30(68.32)   -26.36 (68.40)   -0.75 (1.26)   1.87 (1.60)  
ICD10 chapter 17 274.38 (84.51) **** 276.53 (84.42) **** 2.28 (0.57) **** 5.10 (1.66) ****
ICD10 chapter 18 -30.48 (61.28)   -33.45 (61.24)   0.49 (0.81)   3.11 (1.55) **
ICD10 chapter 19 -53.81 (54.18)   -49.94 (54.16)   -1.42 (0.87)   1.18 (1.51)  
ICD10 chapter 21 0.00   0.00   0.00   2.61 (1.46) *
Medical treatment 83.71 (28.57) *** 73.27 (28.80) *** 0.60 (0.28) ** -  
Surgical treatment 0.00   0.00   0.00   -  
Estimation procedure OLS with fixed effects   OLS with fixed effects   OLS with fixed effects   2SLS with fixed effects  
Number of observations 1274   1274   1348   1361  
-2LogLikelihood 19202   19169   8048    
R2        0,07  
****sig. = 0.001, *** sig. = 0.01, **sig. = 0.05, *sig. = 0.10