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Table 2 Odds ratio and confidence intervals for the possibility for patients from the northern counties of Norway (North) as well as the northern and central-west counties combined ("District Norway") to be admitted in one of the 38 centralized highly specialized services compared with patients from the rest of the country (Rest) in 2001.

From: Quality or equality? The Norwegian experience with medical monopolies

  OR 95 % CI
Total services (monopolies and duopolies)   
   North versus Rest 0.77 0.67 – 0.89
   "District Norway" versus Rest 0.78 0.71 – 0.86
Monopolies   
   North versus Rest 0.73 0.62 – 0.86
   "District Norway" versus Rest 0.66 0.59 – 0.73
Non Renal Tx   
   North versus Rest 0.28 0.09 – 0.78
   "District Norway" versus Rest 0.33 0.18 – 0.60
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