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Table 2 Multiple Imputation regression coefficients and SE Dependent variable: Natural log of cost per bed-day in 1998 I $ N: 1171

From: Econometric estimation of country-specific hospital costs

Adjusted R2 = 0.80 F statistic = 509 p of F statistic <0.00001
Variable Coefficient SE T P
Ln GDP per capita 0.7624 0.0295 25.813 <0.0001
Ln occupancy rate -0.2318 0.0474 -4.886 <0.0001
Drug costs 0.6410 0.1769 3.624 <0.0001
Food costs 0.2116 0.1394 1.518 0.152
Level 1 hospital -0.5777 0.0742 -7.787 <0.0001
Level 2 hospital -0.3118 0.0594 -5.253 <0.0001
Public -0.2722 0.1172 -2.323 0.021
Private for profit 0.2444 0.1316 1.857 0.064
USA 1.7471 0.1022 17.104 0.000
Constant -2.5036 0.3264 -7.672 0.026