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Table 1 Summary Statistics for all records and by market competitiveness. Standard deviations are reported in parenthesis

From: What drives different treatment choices? Investigation of hospital ownership, system membership and competition

  All High competition Low competition High for-profit competition Low for-profit competition
System Hospital 0.62 0.68 0.49 0.75 0.55
(0.49) (0.47) (0.50) (0.43) (0.50)
Not-for-profit 0.79 0.82 0.78 0.66 0.90
(0.41) (0.39) (0.41) (0.47) (0.30)
For-profit 0.11 0.08 0.13 0.22 0.02
(0.32) (0.27) (0.34) (0.42) (0.15)
Government 0.09 0.11 0.09 0.12 0.08
(0.29) (0.31) (0.28) (0.33) (0.27)
Number of beds 412 574 238 468 369
(353) (432) (167) (411) (297)
Number of nurses per bed 1.44 1.53 1.35 1.39 1.44
(0.51) (0.53) (0.51) (0.49) (0.49)
Teaching 0.25 0.52 0.04 0.23 0.25
(0.43) (0.50) (0.19) (0.42) (0.43)
Metropolitan 0.92 1.00 0.78 0.92 0.92
(0.26) (0.00) (0.42) (0.26) (0.27)
Uninsured 0.05 0.06 0.05 0.06 0.05
(0.22) (0.23) (0.22) (0.23) (0.22)
Female 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.62
(0.49) (0.49) (0.49) (0.49) (0.49)
White 0.62 0.47 0.74 0.58 0.67
(0.49) (0.50) (0.44) (0.49) (0.47)
Black 0.14 0.22 0.08 0.16 0.11
(0.34) (0.41) (0.26) (0.36) (0.32)
Hispanic 0.10 0.17 0.05 0.16 0.07
(0.31) (0.38) (0.22) (0.37) (0.25)
Number of observations 77,967,689 26,795,506 25,560,311 26,509,222 25,940,642
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