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Table 4 Results of effect on yearly total outpatient medical fees

From: Effects of changes in health insurance reimbursement level on outpatient service utilization of rural diabetics: evidence from Jiangsu Province, China

Variable Yearly total outpatient medical fees
Coefficient Exp(coefficient)-1 t-value
Severity of illness    
Medium severity 1.210*** 2.065 68.02
High severity 2.439*** 10.462 138.33
Sex −0.026** −0.026 −2.12
Age 2 −0.005 −0.005 −0.07
Age 3 0.023 0.023 0.69
Age 4 0.001 0.001 0.08
Age 5 0.03 0.030 0.57
Age 6 0.021 0.021 0.35
year −0.013 −0.013 −0.58
Diff-amount 2 0.115*** 0.122 5.80
Diff-amount 3 −0.159*** 0.147 −6.70
Diff-amount 2 *year 0.087*** 0.091 3.13
Diff-amount 3 *year 0.157*** 0.170 4.71
  1. Note: * Indicates significance at 0.1; ** Implies significance at 0.05; *** Indicates significance at 0.01.