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Table 2 Characteristics of the 30 study provinces from 2010 to 2017

From: Determinants of China’s health expenditure growth: based on Baumol’s cost disease theory

Varibales N Mean SD Min Max
Outcome Variables
 ∆lnTHE 210 0.1278 0.0510 −0.0021 0.2794
 ∆lnGHE 210 0.1229 0.0663 −0.0587 0.3074
 ∆lnSHE 210 0.1622 0.0855 −0.1923 0.3751
 ∆lnOOP 210 0.0946 0.0730 −0.1445 0.2917
Determinants
 ∆lnGDP 210 0.0806 0.0236 −0.0238 0.1495
 ∆lnPOP65 210 0.0348 0.0674 −0.2512 0.2808
 BV 210 0.3387 1.1036 −2.5498 7.1072
 ∆lnRD 210 0.0304 0.0679 −0.2559 0.2857
Control Variables
 ∆lnBED 210 0.0608 0.0759 −0.4926 0.3653
 ∆lnDOC 210 0.0511 0.1132 −0.4837 0.5690
 ∆lnOUTP 210 0.0403 0.0346 −0.0454 0.1363
 ∆lnINP 210 0.0704 0.0469 −0.0364 0.2355
  1. Notes: Since the prefix ∆ln denotes yearly growth rates of each variable as we introduced in Methods, there were only 7 effective observations for each province from 2010 to 2017, and 210 observations in total