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Table 4 Risk adjusted excess mortality – Multivariate Regression Results

From: Hospital competition, resource allocation and quality of care

  All Cases AMI Congestive Heart Failure Pneumonia Stroke
  Coefficient P value Coefficient P value Coefficient P value Coefficient P value Coefficient P value
Expenditures per adjusted discharge – 1989 ('000) -0.47*** 0.000 -2.1** 0.026 -1.1*** 0.009 -0.43 0.332 -1.4** 0.026
HHI – 1989 -0.39 0.646 -3.9 0.482 2.6 0.406 -4.5* 0.077 -4.1 0.304
For Profit -0.15 0.498 5.4*** 0.006 -0.94 0.274 -0.40 0.653 -1.6 0.152
Public 0.73 0.187 2.2 0.530 -1.9 0.306 -0.36 0.862 8.1 0.174
District -0.34 0.479 -3.6 0.111 -0.04 0.980 -2.2* 0.060 -1.0 0.556
Teaching Hospitals -0.03 0.899 -1.5 0.457 -0.81 0.355 0.51 0.661 -2.5 0.286
N 330   326   329   329   328  
F value 4.54***   2.71**   2.44**   1.33   1.57  
Adjusted R2 0.05   0.05   0.03   0.01   0.05  
  1. *Significant at the 0.1 level **Significant at the 0.05 level ***Significant at the 0.01 level