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Table 3 Parameter estimates of continuous explanatory variables on language stratified data

From: Hospital use of young children in Switzerland: A nation-wide study based on a complete survey over 4 years

German regions (R2 = 0.36)a Estimate SE P
Intercept 45.3 6.7 <0.0001
Ambulatory hospitalization rate per 1000 children in medstat 0.01 0.009 n.s.
Length of stay 0.02 0.21 n.s.
Ratio of boys to girls 4.4 5.3 n.s.
Ratio Swiss to non Swiss residents -0.29 0.1 0.0001
French region (R2 = 0.41)a    
Intercept 187.60 23.18 <0.0001
Ambulatory hospitalization rate per 1000 children in medstat -0.08 0.02 0.0006
Length of stay -1.2 0.57 0.0431
Ratio of boys to girls -8.3 18.4 n.s.
Ratio Swiss to non Swiss residents -1.04 0.44 0.0290
Italian region (R2 = 0.51)a    
Intercept -7.30 30.3 n.s.
Ambulatory hospitalization rate per 1000 children in medstat -0.02 0.27 n.s.
Length of stay -0.71 1.3 n.s.
Ratio of boys to girls 64.8 25.0 0.0115
Ratio of Swiss to non Swiss residents -0.58 0.86 n.s.
  1. a Coefficient of determination
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