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Table 5 Summary statistics for health conditions variables by insurance status

From: The health conditions and the health care consumption of the uninsured

  Insured Uninsured Difference Percentage difference All
  86.68 13.32    100.00
Number of diagnoses 6.661 (4.906) 7.068 (4.778) 0.407*** (0.115) 06.11% 6.715 (4.891)
Number of chronic conditions 2.740 (2.931) 3.078 (2.642) 0.338*** (0.0622) 12.33% 2.785 (2.897)
Severity of illness 1.775 (0.857) 1.901 (0.868) 0.126*** (0.0166) 07.10% 1.792 (0.860)
Risk of mortality 1.353 (0.727) 1.417 (0.777) 0.0640*** (0.0118) 04.73% 1.361 (0.734)
Died in hospital 0.0099 (0.099) 0.0140 (0.117) 0.00416*** (0.000858) 41.41% 0.0104 (0.101)
Emergency department 0.353 (0.478) 0.675 (0.469) 0.321*** (0.0109) 91.22% 0.396 (0.489)
  1. The numbers in the table indicate the mean and the standard deviation in parenthesis. The test refers to the difference in means between the insured and the uninsured
  2. ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1