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Table 5 Marginal effect of competition on Expenditures per adjusted discharge (Positive values indicate increase with increased competition)

From: Hospital competition, resource allocation and quality of care

Non profit hospitals
  Clinical Hotel Administration
1982 1112* 442* 209
1989 676 291 252
Change 1989–1982 -436** -151** 43
For profit hospitals
  Clinical Hotel Administration
1982 -235 536 -1794**
1989 -338 660 -1648*
Change 1989–1982 -103 124 146
  1. *Significant at the 0.1 level **Significant at the 0.05 level ***Significant at the 0.01 level