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Table 2 Series of regression models to show findings for each research question

From: Does capitation affect the delivery of oral healthcare and access to services? Evidence from a pilot contact in Northern Ireland

Dependent variable Intervention variable estimate Estimate with control variables n, N, r2
Coeff. p-value Coeff. p-value
Patient selection
 % of registered patients age 60 and above −2.01 0.10 - - 70, 2557, 0.04
 % of registered patient that are children −10.74 P<0.01 - - 70, 2557, 0.19
 % of registered patients exempt from payment charges for reasons associated with high dental care need −6.55 0.05 - - 70, 2557, 0.14
Receipt of care among registrants
 Patients seen per 100 registrations −0.54 0.07 −1.61 P<0.01 70, 2557, 0.11
 Treatment courses per 100 registrations 0.78 0.01 0.44 0.33 70, 2557, 0.01
 Value of treatment per treatment course −10.83 P<0.01 −14.00 P<0.01 70, 2557, 0.29
Mix of treatments
 Examination per 100 patients seen −4.30 0.02 −9.7 P<0.01 70, 2557, 0.05
 Extractions per 100 patients seen 4.62 P<0.01 6.31 P<0.01 70, 2557, 0.18
 Fillings per 100 patients seen −15.97 P<0.01 −17.12 P<0.01 70, 2557, 0.22
 Scale and polish per 100 patients seen −8.13 0.01 −11.5 P<0.01 70, 2557, 0.07
 Fluoride varnish per 100 patients seen −0.01 0.80 0.03 0.41 70, 2557, 0.19
 Fluoride varnish per 100 child registrations −0.001 0.91 0.008 0.33 70, 2557, 0.06
Financial viability
 Patient payment charge revenue per registration 3.93 P<0.01 −0.68 0.63 70, 2557, 77
 Patient payment charge revenue per treatment course 1.37 0.17 −2.91 P<0.01 70, 2989, 0.80