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Appendix Table 2.
Means of dependent and independent variables used in regression analysis for the effects of cost control methods on prescription drug access (Persons age 18-64 with Medicaid or other state coverage).


Variable Percent of persons
Percent of Medicaid beneficiaries in managed care (state-level) 61.0
 
Other community, regional variables
Number of physicians per 1,000 persons (county) 2.9 (Mean)
South region 34.7
Northeast region 26.6
Midwest region 14.9
West region 23.8
Large MSA residence (greater than 200,000 persons) 73.6
Small MSA residence (less than 200,000 persons) 5.4
Nonmetro area 21.0
 

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