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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics of Adults by Medical Treatment Bundle

From: Effects of health insurance on patient demand for physician services

Characteristics All Routine
Visits Only
Emergency
Visits Only
Mixture
of Visits
One or Less Visits χ2P
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (4) (5)
Unweighted sample size, N 47,252 22,454 1378 4530 18,890  
Mean age, y 44.46
(11.26)
46.21
(11.21)
40.92
(10.45)
45.59
(11.39)
41.84
(10.80)
< 0.01
Gender
 Female, % 48.79
(49.99)
42.69
(49.46)
53.50
(49.90)
37.41
(48.39)
60.36
(48.92)
< 0.01
 Male, % 51.21
(49.99)
57.31
(49.46)
46.50
(49.90)
62.59
(48.39)
39.64
(48.92)
< 0.01
Geographic Region
 Northeast, % 17.66
(38.14)
18.78
(39.06)
15.44
(36.14)
18.34
(38.70)
16.00
(36.66)
< 0.01
 Midwest, % 20.81
(40.60)
21.01
(40.74)
22.23
(41.60)
23.29
(42.27)
19.78
(39.84)
< 0.01
 South, % 37.34
(48.37)
36.33
(48.10)
42.70
(49.48)
38.09
(48.57)
38.26
(48.60)
< 0.01
 West, % 24.18
(42.82)
23.87
(42.63)
19.63
(39.74)
20.28
(40.21)
25.96
(43.84)
< 0.01
Insurance Coverage
 Private insurance, % 77.44
(41.80)
84.96
(35.74)
54.88
(49.78)
69.83
(45.90)
69.96
(45.85)
< 0.01
 Public insurance, % 11.34
(31.71)
9.59
(29.44)
24.37
(42.95)
23.25
(4224)
9.93
(29.91)
< 0.01
 Uninsured, % 11.21
(31.56)
5.45
(22.70)
20.75
(40.57)
6.922
(25.39)
20.11
(40.09)
< 0.01
Race/Ethnicity
 White non-Hispanic, % 61.37
(48.69)
66.11
(47.34)
52.24
(49.97)
62.16
(48.50)
54.86
(49.76)
< 0.01
 Black non-Hispanic, % 11.93
(32.41)
10.43
(30.56)
20.32
(40.25)
15.72
(36.40)
12.57
(33.15)
< 0.01
 Other non-Hispanic, % 9.36
(29.12)
9.15
(28.82)
8.17
(27.39)
6.89
(25.33)
10.39
(30.51)
< 0.01
 Hispanic, % 17.34
(37.86)
14.31
(35.03)
19.27
(39.46)
15.24
(35.94)
22.18
(41.55)
< 0.01
Educational Attainment
 No degree 10.11
(30.15)
7.52
(26.38)
17.61
(38.11)
12.20
(32.73)
12.86
(33.48)
< 0.01
 High school degree/GED 26.59
(44.18)
23.38
(42.33)
33.69
(47.29)
28.49
(45.14)
30.31
(45.96)
< 0.01
 At least some college 63.30
(48.20)
69.09
(46.21)
48.70
(50.01)
59.31
(49.13)
56.83
(49.53)
< 0.01
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