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Table 4 Parameter Estimates

From: Modelling multiple hospital outcomes: the impact of small area and primary care practice variation

Outcome and Predictor Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
   Fixed Effects Only Full Dimension area & practice errors Full Dimension area & practice errors; cell level admission errors
Attendances Mean s.d. Mean s.d. Mean s.d.
γ11 Area Need 0.08 0.01 0.10 0.02 0.09 0.01
γ12 Primary Care Access -0.24 0.06 -0.68 0.08 -0.92 0.11
γ13 Distance to Hospital -0.04 0.005 -0.22 0.02 -0.22 0.02
β11 Practice Need 0.12 0.01 0.27 0.04 0.24 0.03
β12 Nursing Home Patients 0.29 0.06 0.67 0.22 0.61 0.23
Admissions       
γ21 Area Need 0.06 0.02 0.10 0.04 0.08 0.03
γ22 Primary Care Access -0.66 0.07 -1.01 0.09 -0.71 0.14
γ23 Distance to Hospital -0.09 0.01 -0.38 0.04 -0.27 0.03
β21 Practice Need 0.12 0.02 0.28 0.07 0.34 0.05
β22 Nursing Home Patients 0.39 0.10 0.83 0.27 1.06 0.13
Distance Decay Parameters, bk       
Attendances 0.16 0.08 0.36 0.08 0.27 0.09
Admissions 0.25 0.06 0.49 0.09 0.45 0.11