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Table 3 Distribution of 4523 US hospitals, stratified by hospital characteristics. Results show the adjusted percent of routine medical admissions who received all of their general medical care from one physician

From: Variation among hospitals in the continuity of care for older hospitalized patients: a cross-sectional cohort study

  N hospital
(%)
N admission (%) Adjusted percent receiving care by one generalista
Hospital type    Mean 10th 25th 50th 75th 90th
All hospitals 4523 729,417 (100%) 52.6 24.1 34.9 51.5 69.9 84.1
Bed size         
> 500 367 169,656 (23.3%) 42.3 21.5 28.3 42.3 54.1 64.5
201–500 1091 314,367 (43.1%) 44.7 21.6 29.7 43.0 57.7 71.2
<=200 3065 245,394 (33.6%) 57.7 26.9 39.4 57.4 77.0 88.9
Location         
Rural 1870 138,481 (19.0%) 61.7 30.3 44.3 63.1 80.4 91.1
Urban 2653 590,936 (81.0%) 47.0 22.1 30.5 45.3 61.0 76.3
Type of provider       
For profit 760 96,302 (13.3%) 59.8 29.4 44.0 59.1 77.6 88.5
Public 1045 97,306 (13.3%) 61.3 28.4 43.6 63.2 80.8 90.9
Non-profit 2718 535,809 (73.4%) 49.4 23.6 33.1 48.0 64.5 78.7
Medical school affiliation      
Major 442 143,993 (19.7%) 45.8 23.3 31.3 45.5 58.4 69.2
Limited 627 144,656 (19.8%) 45.7 22.2 29.7 42.7 59.6 75.5
Graduate 126 31,784 (4.4%) 44.2 22.0 29.8 43.4 55.8 68.4
No affiliation 3328 408,984 (56.1%) 55.3 25.0 37.0 54.6 73.9 87.1
  1. aAdjusted for admission characteristics in a two-level logistic regression model. Admission characteristics are listed in Table 2 and Supplementary eTable 1