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Table 4 Effects of new distribution arrangements on delivery rates

From: Distribution of essential medicines to primary care institutions in Hubei of China: effects of centralized procurement arrangements

Variable Urban Rural
β p 95%CI β p 95%CI
lower upper lower upper
Medicine-tied model
 Intervention (vs control) 9.63 0.05 0.13 19.12 −12.80 0.00 −18.05 −7.55
 Time (pre-post) −7.01 0.01 −11.96 −2.06 2.94 0.02 0.43 5.45
 Intervention*Time 6.32 0.10 −1.15 13.80 −7.78 0.00 −11.25 −4.31
Recipient-tied model
 Intervention (vs control) −8.89 0.04 −17.20 −0.59
 Time (pre-post) 1.69 0.34 −1.77 5.14
 Intervention*Time −19.85 0.00 −24.85 −14.84
Recipient-medicine-tied model
 Intervention (vs control) −4.27 0.35 −13.18 4.64
 Time (pre-post) −0.76 0.75 −5.41 3.90
 Intervention*Time 3.99 0.24 −2.67 10.65
  1. Note: other variables in the models were not shown in the Table; Bold indicates effect size with statistical significance