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Table 3 Posterior mean (95% credible interval) estimates of measurement model parameters of four exogenous variable for the conceptual model for South Carolina population ages 18 and over

From: Using hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions to measure access to primary health care: an application of spatial structural equation modeling

Manifest variable Parameter Estimate Parameter Estimate
Median household income -1.021 (-1.280, -0.806) 0.473 (0.367, 0.598)
Poverty 1.134 (0.961, 1.355) 0.160 (0.022, 0.317)
Unemployment 0.951 (0.714, 1.224) 0.578 (0.454, 0.731)
African-Americans 1 0.463 (0.364, 0.586)
Physician supply -0.018 (-0.320, 0.289) 1.030 (0.841, 1.277)
Hospital bed supply 0.376 (0.093, 0.664) 0.955 (0.776, 1.189)
High-variation conditions 1 0.079 (0.005, 0.185)
Elective procedures -4.682 (-8.908, -2.353) 0.406 (0.515, 0.611)
HMO penetration -0.548 (-2.330, 1.078) 1.020 (0.829, 1.268)
Rural residence 1 1.043 (0.848, 1.298)
Disability 0.533 (0.267, 0.800) 0.877 (0.709, 1.095)
Mortality 0.774 (0.572, 0.979) 0.662 (0.534, 0.823)
Marker conditions 0.191 (-0.112, 0.494) 1.009 (0.823, 1.252)
Chronic conditions 1 0.133 (0.005, 0.233)