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Table 5 Results of effect on the ratio of visits by outpatients to different types of health care provider

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

Variable Ratio of visits by outpatients to different health institutions
Village clinic THC County-level hospital
Coefficient t-value Coefficient t-value Coefficient t-value
year −1.720 −1.30 −2.744*** −2.91 −2.480*** −2.6
Diff-rate −8.253*** −7.32 −19.993*** −20.86 −33.381*** −36.29
Diff-rate *year −0.434 −0.29 5.985*** 4.55 2.341*** 1.97
Sex −4.040*** −6.48 −2.670*** −3.84 0.978** 1.66
Age 2 4.496*** 2.04 6.622*** 3.30 −4.444 −1.55
Age 3 −2.293 −1.40 1.243 0.73 −3.567*** −1.99
Age 4 −0.214 −0.14 −6.626*** −4.13 −7.902*** −4.67
Age 5 2.769** 1.87 −9.225*** −5.79 −10.736*** −6.03
Age 6 11.031*** 6.67 −6.371*** −3.29 −9.905*** −4.79
Severity of illness
Medium severity −12.493*** −31.18 4.011*** 5.32 5.114*** 5.26
High severity −32.349*** −64.49 6.071*** 7.99 19.221*** 30.59
  1. Note: * Indicates significance at 0.1; ** Implies significance at 0.05; *** Indicates significance at 0.01.