Table 3

Difference-in-differences estimates by referral type for first and follow-up visits

First attendancesFollow-ups
GP referralConsultant referralOther referral sourceGP referralConsultant referralOther referral source
LewishamHospital A−0.136−0.320−0.0520−0.0617−0.103−0.0795
(0.0834)(0.162)(0.149)(0.0436)(0.0733)(0.0836)
Hospital B−0.752***0.686***−0.238−0.403***0.494***−0.521***
(0.0834)(0.162)(0.149)(0.0436)(0.0733)(0.0836)
Other providers−0.269**−0.254−0.329*−0.154***−0.222**−0.130
(0.0834)(0.162)(0.149)(0.0436)(0.0733)(0.0836)
LambethHospital A0.0383−0.178−0.1190.0208−0.167*−0.0971
(0.0834)(0.162)(0.149)(0.0436)(0.0733)(0.0836)
Hospital B−0.302***−0.06500.0377−0.0165−0.04160.0362
(0.0834)(0.162)(0.149)(0.0436)(0.0733)0(0.0836)
Other providers0.01850.0415−0.129−0.146**0.103−0.0661
(0.0834)(0.162)(0.149)(0.0436)(0.0733)(0.0836)
Constant7.018***5.047***5.423***6.986***6.779***6.105***
(0.0661)[0.128](0.118)(0.0345)(0.0581)(0.0662)
No of observations117117117117117117
Adjusted R2 0.9780.9070.7650.9910.9890.943
  • SE in brackets.

  • *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001; quarter dummies and provider– commissioner combination fixed effects included.