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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Multi-Level Model Results: Predictors of Total Margin

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Variable Regression Coefficients P value
Census population (in 1000s) .052 .000
Per capita income (in 1000s) .108 .094
Fiscal year (base 1996) 1997-2003 -0.850 to -3.643 all .000
Educational level (low) -1.393 .036
Type of reimbursement (PPS omitted)
Rural Referral Center 2.259 .001
Critical Access Hospital (CAH) 4.096 .000
Sole Community Provider 1.547 .001
Per cent beds in HRR
CAH -0.397 .000
Rural Referral Center 0.001 .888
Sole Community Provider 0.001 .844
Total operating beds in HRR 0.002 .004
Rural-urban continuum code -2.521 .000

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