A High-Resolution Analysis of Process Improvement: Use of Quantile Regression for Wait Time
2013
Health Services Research
1
48
333-347
Policy
Yes
No
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01436.x
Objective Apply quantile regression for a high-resolution analysis of changes in wait time to treatment and assess its applicability to quality improvement data compared with least-squares regression. Data Source Addiction treatment programs participating in the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment. Methods We used quantile regression to estimate wait time changes at 5, 50, and 95 percent and compared the results with mean trends by least-squares reg