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Table 5 Variance components of regional variables

From: Primary care physician supply and other key determinants of health care utilisation: the case of Switzerland

Variance components Proportion of regional variation
  Non-stratified model German French Italian
pseudo R2 0.364 0.158 0.187 0.166
Region (ICC)a 0.394 0.280 0.194 0.277
No. of GP's/10'000 inhabitants 0.029 0.101 -b -
No. of specialists/10'000 inhabitants 0.031 0.011 0.189 < 0.001
Hospital 0.044 0.016 0.302 -
  1. a intraclass correlation coefficient
  2. b negative variance components