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Table 1 Chronic disease admission rates and statistics of variation, by gender

From: Shared component modelling as an alternative to assess geographical variations in medical practice: gender inequalities in hospital admissions for chronic diseases

  Men Women
  Total Median per area (IQ) Total Median per area (IQ)
Counts 263,147 1125 (663 to 1976) 275,211 1108 (642 to 2021)
Population 1,227,278 5541 (3208 to 8940) 1,967,975 8733 (4995 to 14393)
Rate 21.44% 21.43 (17.56 to 25.01) 13.98% 13.70 (10.80 to 16.55)
Variation Statistics   
  EQ5-95 = 2.52 (2.32 to 2.92) EQ5-95 = 2.55 (2.23 to 3.24)
  CV = 0.27 (0.25 to 0.31) CV = 0.30 (0.27 to 0.33)
  CVw = 0.26 (0.24 to 0.31) CVw = 0.29 (0.25 to 0.32)
  SCV = 0.07 (0.06 to 0.10) SCV = 0.09 (0.07 to 0.12)
  EB = 0.07 (0.06 to 0.10) EB = 0.10 (0.07 to 0.12)
  1. IQ: Interquartile Interval; EQ: Extremal Quotient; CV: Coefficient of Variation; CVw: Weighted Coefficient of Variation; SCV: Systematic Component of Variation; EB: Empirical Bayes statistic.