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Table 2 Location quotients for health utilization data, with 95% lower and upper confidence limits using (1) Fieller's and (2) Profile-likelihood methods (see text for details about the data and methods)

From: Methods for confidence interval estimation of a ratio parameter with application to location quotients

County n i x i LQ i Fieller Lower Fieller Upper Profile Lower Profile Upper
1 975 365 0.779 0.716 0.842 0.717 0.843
2 370 115 0.647 0.549 0.745 0.552 0.747
3 275 155 1.173 1.051 1.295 1.050 1.293
4 635 170 0.557 0.486 0.629 0.487 0.631
5 2405 1835 1.588 1.552 1.623 1.552 1.622
6 655 175 0.556 0.486 0.626 0.487 0.628
7 730 335 0.955 0.880 1.030 0.880 1.030
8 115 60 1.086 0.896 1.276 0.896 1.273
9 3205 1545 1.003 0.968 1.038 0.967 1.039
10 500 220 0.916 0.825 1.006 0.826 1.007
11 365 125 0.713 0.611 0.814 0.614 0.816
12 915 435 0.989 0.922 1.056 0.922 1.057
13 4920 225 0.095 0.083 0.107 0.084 0.108
14 500 315 1.311 1.223 1.399 1.222 1.397
15 525 215 0.852 0.765 0.939 0.766 0.940
16 20770 11035 1.106 1.093 1.118 1.091 1.120
17 3025 1595 1.097 1.061 1.134 1.060 1.134
18 350 155 0.922 0.813 1.030 0.814 1.030
19 4500 1675 0.775 0.746 0.803 0.745 0.804
20 610 460 1.569 1.498 1.640 1.496 1.638
21 3915 2780 1.478 1.448 1.507 1.448 1.507
22 10550 6710 1.323 1.305 1.342 1.304 1.343
23 720 250 0.723 0.650 0.795 0.651 0.796
24 6080 3130 1.071 1.046 1.096 1.045 1.097
25 350 140 0.832 0.726 0.939 0.727 0.940
26 1840 1140 1.289 1.244 1.335 1.243 1.335
27 685 500 1.519 1.450 1.588 1.448 1.586
28 920 405 0.916 0.850 0.982 0.850 0.983
29 2585 1395 1.123 1.084 1.162 1.083 1.163
30 1020 345 0.704 0.644 0.764 0.644 0.765
31 770 470 1.270 1.199 1.342 1.198 1.341
32 4240 1515 0.744 0.714 0.773 0.714 0.774
33 1580 205 0.270 0.236 0.304 0.237 0.306
34 5505 2475 0.936 0.909 0.962 0.908 0.963
35 3665 2420 1.374 1.343 1.405 1.342 1.406
36 1145 310 0.563 0.510 0.617 0.511 0.618
37 485 100 0.429 0.354 0.504 0.357 0.507
38 400 210 1.092 0.991 1.194 0.991 1.194
39 170 50 0.612 0.470 0.754 0.477 0.760
40 610 115 0.392 0.328 0.457 0.330 0.460
41 380 115 0.630 0.534 0.726 0.537 0.728
42 2695 865 0.668 0.632 0.704 0.632 0.705
43 1865 540 0.603 0.560 0.645 0.560 0.646
44 165 30 0.378 0.256 0.501 0.267 0.511
Total 98685 47425