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Table 3 Before and after analysis for choices of major maternity facilities (N = 15,927)

From: Impact of specialization in gynecology and obstetrics departments on pregnant women’s choice of maternity institutions

  Izumisano City Hospital Taniguchi Hospital Osaki Ladies’ Clinic
Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2
Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect
RegiDum 0.4003 0.0967*** 0.3997 0.0967*** 0.3959 0.1124*** 0.3951 0.1120*** 0.5367 0.0976*** 0.5361 0.0973***
FirYearDum 0.0815 0.0186** 0.0744 0.0170* -0.0929 -0.0246** -0.0895 -0.0237** 0.0827 0.0135* 0.0874 0.0143*
SecYearDum 0.1613 0.0374*** 0.1584 0.0368*** 0.0002 0.0000 0.0015 0.0004 0.0573 0.0093 0.0586 0.0095
RegiDum*FirYearDum 0.2035 0.0497*** 0.2110 0.0518*** 0.1436 0.0405** 0.1380 0.0388** -0.1303 -0.0196* -0.1387 -0.0203**
RegiDum*SecYearDum 0.2306 0.0570*** 0.2380 0.0591*** 0.1156 0.0323** 0.1105 0.0308* -0.0308 -0.0049 -0.0346 -0.0054
Low Birth Weight 0.3620 0.0941***    -0.2793 -0.0676***    -0.2568 -0.0359***   
Premature Birth    0.3851 0.1028***    -0.4856 -0.1052***    -0.3898 -0.0492***
Constant -1.3674 *** -1.3479 *** -09899 *** -0.9937 *** -1.5297 *** -1.5361 ***
Loglikelihood   -6484.1119   -6499.8192   -7603.7343   -7592.2292   -4845.6652   -4843.8530
  Hisamatsu Hospital Fuchu Hospital Urakawa Women’s Clinic
Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2
Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect
RegiDum -0.8712 -0.1040*** -0.8719 -0.1045*** -0.6171 -0.0468*** -0.6182 -0.0466*** -0.8159 -0.0473*** -0.8171 -0.0474***
FirYearDum 0.0983 0.0143** 0.1011 0.0148*** 0.1975 0.0184*** 0.1994 0.0185*** 0.0920 0.0066* 0.0941 0.0068*
SecYearDum 0.0275 0.0039 0.0269 0.0039 0.2342 0.0222*** 0.2342 0.0220*** 0.1407 0.0103*** 0.1385 0.0101***
RegiDum*FirYearDum 0.1886 0.0297* 0.1855 0.0293* -0.1896 -0.0147 -0.1941 -0.0149 0.0779 0.0058 0.0748 0.0055
RegiDum*SecYearDum 0.1841 0.0290* 0.1785 0.0281* -0.1377 -0.0110 -0.1388 -0.0110 0.1029 0.0077 0.0995 0.0075
Low Birth Weight -0.3402 -0.0397***    -0.0162 -0.0014    -0.3458 -0.0187***   
Premature Birth    -0.3677 -0.0413***    -0.2636 -0.0188***    -0.4684 -0.0223***
Constant -1.1954 *** -1.2067 *** -1.6386 *** -1.6282 *** -1.6578 *** -1.6654 -0.0223***
Loglikelihood   -4521.1634   -6499.8192   -2998.1760   -2993.3214   -2504.8155   -2505.5051
  Maternal and Child Health, Osaka Medical Center Kasamatsu Women’s Clinic Nagamatsu Ladies’ Clinic
Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2
Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect Coefficient marginal effect
RegiDum -0.2376 -0.0133*** -0.2353 -0.0132*** -0.6101 -0.0445*** -0.6160 -0.0439*** -0.8996 -0.0551*** -0.9018 -0.0551***
FirYearDum 0.0921 0.0057 0.0791 0.0049 -0.0059 -0.0005 -0.0034 -0.0003 0.0252 0.0019 0.0245 0.0018
SecYearDum 0.0990 0.0061* 0.1039 0.0065* 0.0212 0.0018 0.0199 0.0017 -0.1538 -0.0109*** -0.1528 -0.0108***
RegiDum*FirYearDum 0.0057 0.0003 0.0345 0.0021 -0.1685 -0.0127 -0.1697 -0.0125 0.0966 0.0077 0.1014 0.0081
RegiDum*SecYearDum -0.1193 -0.0065 -0.1028 -0.0057 -0.2074 -0.0152* -0.2067 -0.0148* 0.0653 0.0051 0.0673 0.0052
Low Birth Weight 0.7383 0.0783***    -0.1144 -0.0089*    -0.0753 -0.0053   
Premature Birth    0.9076 0.1157***    -0.6206 -0.0318***    0.1398 0.0116*
Constant -1.9931 *** -1.9677 *** -1.5098 *** -1.4981 *** -1.5021 *** -1.5180 ***
Loglikelihood   -2051.1838   -2044.3872   -2902.2232   -2885.7033   -2689.6015   -2688.5433
  1. Note: ***,**, and * denote significant at 1%, 5%, and 10% levels, respectively.