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Table 5 Tobit analysis using technical efficiency as the dependent variable

From: The efficiency of the public dental services (PDS) in Cyprus and selected determinants

  Tobit Model
  Model 1 Model 1 Model 2 Model 2
No of units No of units No of units No of units
(29) (34) (29) (34)
Constant .665 .798 .907 .961
Location -.136 (**) -.128 -.161(**) -.162
Time per patient -.017 (*) -.007(**) -.010(**) -.007(*)
Age of dentist .006 .010 .004 .005
Age of patient .017 -.016 -.004 -.0002
Age of assistants .002   .002  
ΤΟΒΙΤ (pseudo R 2 ) 1.49 0.52 1.24 0.95
  1. (*) p<.0.01.
  2. (**) p<0.05.