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Table 6 Quantile regression results of TB inpatients’ total hospitalization costs+

From: What causes high costs for rural tuberculosis inpatients? Evidence from five counties in China

  25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile 90th percentile
β 95% CI β 95% CI β 95% CI β 95% CI
Constant 826.08*** (586.63, 1065.54) 732.40*** (352.62, 1112.18) 711.17*** (147.78, 1274.56) 20.41 (− 1423.85, 1464.67)
Sex 1.92 (−22.73, 26.58) −14.11 (−46.24, 18.02) 1.29 (−41.13, 43.71) −0.08 (−57.60, 57.44)
Age
 15–44 −59.43 (− 196.42, 77.56) −148.92** (−278.56, −19.29) − 242.05** (− 475.81, −8.29) − 281.65 (− 712.69, 149.40)
 45–59 −75.38 (− 197.37, 46.61) − 120.13* (−248.00, 7.74) − 205.12* (− 428.16, 17.92) −329.95 (− 734.37, 74.46)
 60–74 − 41.11 (− 173.26, 91.04) −76.93 (−214.25, 60.38) − 184.41 (− 425.28, 56.47) − 264.36 (− 667.74, 139.03)
  ≥ 75 −29.41 (−156.54, 97.72) −71.21 (− 216.86, 74.44) − 118.97 (− 347.27, 109.33) − 183.45 (− 594.76, 227.85)
County
 Dingyuan 125.75*** (78.05, 173.44) 193.05*** (151.51, 234.60) 217.22*** (170.59, 263.84) 233.09*** (153.97, 312.22)
 Funan −36.68 (−98.84, 25.49) 155.88*** (75.85, 235.92) 403.00*** (293.02, 512.97) 676.81*** (531.61, 822.01)
 Huining − 181.60*** (−213.59, −149.61) − 238.88*** (− 271.19, −206.57) − 289.82*** (−336.86, −242.77) − 313.06*** (− 389.69, − 236.43)
 Weiyuan −116.01*** (− 169.43, − 62.59) − 118.38*** (− 177.36, − 59.39) −134.49** (− 231.25, − 37.73) −174.02** (−300.74, − 47.30)
Length of stay 18.96*** (15.00, 22.91) 33.49*** (29.86, 37.12) 46.44*** (41.24, 51.63) 54.75*** (47.42, 62.07)
Provincial attribute −163.13*** (− 259.66, −66.59) − 245.12*** (−392.86, − 97.37) − 468.96*** (− 725.47, − 212.45) − 752.78 (− 1795.50, 289.95)
Institution level 274.35*** (227.59, 321.12) 464.50*** (422.07, 506.94) 666.80*** (594.07, 739.53) 1185.34*** (914.63, 1456.05)
Ownership of hospitals − 313.40*** (− 385.87, − 240.93) −347.56*** (−425.49, − 269.64) − 388.51** (− 504.52, − 272.50) −321.85 (− 768.02, 124.31)
Functional attribute −249.46*** (− 349.41, − 149.50) − 291.62*** (−405.00, − 178.25) −410.78*** (− 522.01, − 299.55) −468.87*** (− 600.28, − 337.45)
Family attribute 1.37 (−72.41, 75.15) − 41.21 (− 95.03, 12.61) 5.96 (−69.71, 81.63) 16.29 (−121.81, 154.39)
  1. + Note: *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.001
  2. The reference groups: Sex: male; Age: 0–14; County: Danyang; Provincial attribute: cross provincial; Institution level: secondary hospitals; Ownership of hospitals: public; Functional attribute: specialized; Family attribute: poor