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Table 1 Covariates applied for estimating patients’ preference

From: A model for measuring healthcare accessibility using the behavior of demand: a conditional logit model-based floating catchment area method

Covariate Definition Type (Level)
LvH Level of hospital Categorical (High (tier 3)/Low (tier 1, tier 2))
Urb Degree of urbanization at hospital j Categorical (Metro/City/Rural)
Num Number of obstetric specialists Integer (Persons)
τ Travel time by ground transportation unit Integer (Minutes)