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Table 5 Contributions of the change of inequality in inpatient utilization from the 2003 to 2008

From: Measuring the equity of inpatient utilization in Chinese rural areas

  Prob of inpatient visit Inpatient visits Per-visit hospitalization days
Socioeconomic status -0.0828 -0.0952 -0.0122
Male 0.0054 0.0045 -0.0058
Age 35-44 0.0042 0.0038 -0.0009
Age 45-54 0.0060 0.0048 0.0020
Age 55-64 0.0073 0.0052 -0.0010
Age 65+ 0.0052 0.0021 -0.0003
Illness in last two weeks 0.0012 0.0006 0.0018
Chronic disease -0.0150 -0.0167 0.0024
Sick days -0.0028 -0.0022 -0.0053
Bed days -0.0002 -0.0001 0.0010
Off-work days 0.0004 0.0002 -0.0002
Married -0.0229 -0.0183 0.0026
Divorced -0.0003 -0.0008 -0.0004
widowed -0.0040 -0.0002 0.0031
Elementary -0.0046 -0.0045 0.0018
Primary -0.0019 -0.0018 0.0008
High -0.0006 -0.0003 0.0001
University 0.0005 0.0005 0.0000
farmer 0.0051 -0.0006 -0.0134
student 0.0004 0.0006 0.0002
Other occupations -0.0031 -0.0010 0.0003
Central region -0.0070 -0.0056 0.0036
Western region -0.0167 -0.0163 0.0302
CMS/NCMS -0.0586 -0.0560 -0.0456
Other medical insurance 0.0028 0.0027 0.0039
Time 0.0095 0.0123 0.0118
Price of outpatient 0.0130 0.0183 0.0076
Price of inpatient 0.1431 0.1410 0.0993