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Table 1 Predictors of Hospital Charity Care Before and After Enactment of PRWORA

From: Toward estimating the impact of changes in immigrants' insurance eligibility on hospital expenditures for uncompensated care

Variable (95% CI) P
Year   
   1995 0.01 (-0.04–0.06) 0.577
   1996 0.01 (-0.05–0.08) 0.732
   1997 -0.01 (-0.17–0.16) 0.947
   1998 0.03 (-0.13–0.20) 0.679
   1999 0.07 (-0.10–0.23) 0.433
Percentage foreign-born residents* 2.17 (-0.23–4.57) 0.076
Percentage of population uninsured† 4.09 (2.00–6.18) 0.000
>5% teaching hospitals‡ 0.47 (-1.32–2.26) 0.601
Implementation decision‡ -0.05 (-0.28–0.18) 0.646
  1. * Logarithm value used in model to handle non-normal distribution † Significant at α < 0.05. ‡ Variable is dichotomous Note: CI indicates confidence interval.