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Table 2 Multinomial logit regression on TZD adoption

From: Diffusion patterns of new anti-diabetic drugs into hospitals in Taiwan: the case of Thiazolidinediones for diabetes

  innovators and early adopters v.s. late majority and laggards    early majority v.s. late majority and laggards   
Total OR2 95% CI   OR2 95% CI  
Ownership       
   Ref: Public Hospital       
   Non-profit Hospital 4.12 (1.56 10.87) ** 4.77 (1.87 12.2) **
   Private Hospital 3.91 (1.64 9.36) ** 3.38 (1.41 8.09) *
BNHI Regions       
   Ref: Taipei       
   Northern 0.51 (0.19 1.39)   0.47 (0.18 1.23)  
   Central 0.85 (0.35 2.06)   0.58 (0.24 1.40)  
   Southern 1.31 (0.51 3.33)   0.90 (0.36 2.23)  
   Kao-Ping 0.91 (0.38 2.20)   0.73 (0.32 1.68)  
   Eastern 0.30 (0.03 2.93)   0.96 (0.22 4.09)  
Herfindahl-Hirschman Indexes1 (unit: HHI*100) 0.95 (0.92 0.98) ** 0.97 (0.94 0.99) *
log (total DDD of DM in February, 2001) 1.93 (1.50 2.49) *** 1.64 (1.30 2.08) ***
  1. 1: concentration index for hospitals in February, 2001
  2. 2: odds ratio
  3. ***: p < 0.0005 **: p < 0.005 *:p < 0.05