Small Area Estimation of Dependency: Final Report. APPENDIX B

01/13/1989

Logistic Regression Results: Rate of Nursing Home Institutionalization
Variable   Coefficient     Standard  
Error
  Chi-Square     d.f.     p-value  
Female1 0.50 0.09 30.08 1 0.001
Age Group2 0.85 0.04 580.17 1 0.001
Age Group-Square3   0.07 0.03 7.62 1 0.006
North Central4 0.31 0.09 12.56 1 0.001
Intercept -3.67 0.10 1425.73 1 0.001
Model chi-square = 1013.17, df = 4, p<0.001
  1. Coded 1 if female and 0 if male
  2. Coded -2 if 65-69, -1 if 70-74, 0 if 75-79, 1 if 80-85 and 2 if 85 or over
  3. Coded as the square of the age group variable, i.e. 4, 2, 0, 2 or 4
  4. Coded 1 if north central and 0 otherwise

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