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Table 3 Nested logit model of relocation choice

From: The role of financial factors in the mobility and location choices of General Practitioners in Australia

Variable Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Mobility (base case: stay)
 Practice-owner − 1.425*** (0.178) − 3.523** (1.406) − 1.70*** (0.237)
 Age − 0.038*** (0.004) − 0.037*** (0.005) − 0.037*** (0.004)
 Age*Owner   0.023 (0.021)  
 Female 0.169 (0.145) 0.063 (0.165) 0.038 (0.163)
 Female*Owner   0.709** (0.352) 0.644* (0.344)
 Living with partner 0.066 (0.201) 0.065 (0.654) 0.082 (0.200)
 Spouse*Owner   0.477 (0.654)  
 Dependent children − 0.184 (0.151) − 0.198 (0.173) − 0.181 (0.150)
 Children*Owner   0.291 (0.392)  
 Australian MD − 0.228 (0.161) − 0.150 (0.183) − 0.181 (0.161)
 Australian MD*Owner   − 0.091 (0.413)  
Location attributes
 Consult length (min) 0.024** (0.010) 0.018 (0.012) 0.018** (0.009)
 Consult length*Owner   − 0.003 (0.017)  
 Volume (patients per week) 0.003** (0.001) 0.002 (0.001) 0.002 (0.001)
 Volume*Owner   − 0.001 (0.002)  
 Patient complexity − 0.119** (0.048) − 0.180*** (0.053) − 0.186*** (0.052)
 Patient complexity*Owner   0.306*** (0.099) 0.316*** (0.094)
 On-call − 0.053 (0.104) 0.045 (0.113) 0.056 (0.112)
 On-call*Owner   − 0.352* (0.208) − 0.362* (0.210)
 Earnings (log) 0.432*** (0.052) 0.433*** (0.056) 0.425*** (0.053)
 Earnings*Owner   − 0.097 (0.117)  
 GPs per 10 000 persons 0.011*** (0.004) 0.012*** (0.004) 0.010*** (0.004)
 GPs/10000*Owner   − 0.007 (0.008)  
 Move nest (log sum) 0.272*** (0.044) 0.239*** (0.041) 0.242*** (0.041)
Observations 3 426 3 426 3 426
BIC 1877.599 1962.808 1893.074
AIC 1 772.243 1 774.672 1 765.141
x2 p-value 0.000 0.000 0.000
Log-likelihood − 872.122 − 862.336 − 865.571
  1. Variable coefficients with standard errors in parentheses
  2. *Significant at the 10% level; **significant at the 5% level; ***significant at the 1% level