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Table 2 Means and standard deviations of variables included in the multivariate analyses

From: Hospital competition, resource allocation and quality of care

Dependent Variables Mean Value Standard Deviation
Change in expenditures/adjusted discharge   
   Clinical services 1030.27 698.44
   Hotel services 222.62 233.40
   Administrative services 393.18 316.90
Excess mortality: (1989)   
   All causes 0.67 1.9
   AMI 1.44 13.6
   CHF 0.50 7.1
   Pneumonia 0.57 6.4
   Stroke 0.78 9.5
HHI (1982) 0.306 0.164
Change in HHI (1989–1982) -0.002 0.044
% bad debt and charity (1982) 3.90 4.46
Change in % bed 5.06 9.04
% occupancy (1982) 62.3 15.2
Change in % occupancy -7.05 13.5
Case mix index (1983) 1.17 0.22
Change in case mix index 0.10 0.14
SUMs (1982) ('000) 184 173
Change in SUMs -11.4 49.8
Median family income ('000) 38.2 9.5