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Table 1

Descriptive Statistics

MeanStandard DeviationRange
States adopting the Medicaid expansion 0.50 0.51 0 – 1 
Public support (%)    
Overall sample 51.05 5.00 42.71 – 65.22 
White only* 45.22 4.05 38.52 – 53.37 
Nonwhite* 72.90 1.75 66.98 – 75.07 
Racial resentment 6.41 0.41 5.56 – 7.47 
Proportion of nonwhite population (%) 29.01 15.51 5.73 – 77.32 
Proportion of black population (%) 10.11 9.51 0.45 – 37.22 
Proportion of Latino population (%) 10.82 10.07 1.21 – 46.69 
Democrat governor 0.40 0.49 0 – 1 
Poverty rate (%) 15.01 3.20 8.92 – 23.04 
Cost for Medicaid expansion (%) 1.53 3.96 −10.98 – 6.59 
Southern state 0.32 0.47 0 – 1 
Safety-net interest groups: 
CHC clients per state population (%) 7.13 3.91 2.23 – 20.47 
DSH payment per state population ($) 80.00 79.63 3.99 – 477.02 
MeanStandard DeviationRange
States adopting the Medicaid expansion 0.50 0.51 0 – 1 
Public support (%)    
Overall sample 51.05 5.00 42.71 – 65.22 
White only* 45.22 4.05 38.52 – 53.37 
Nonwhite* 72.90 1.75 66.98 – 75.07 
Racial resentment 6.41 0.41 5.56 – 7.47 
Proportion of nonwhite population (%) 29.01 15.51 5.73 – 77.32 
Proportion of black population (%) 10.11 9.51 0.45 – 37.22 
Proportion of Latino population (%) 10.82 10.07 1.21 – 46.69 
Democrat governor 0.40 0.49 0 – 1 
Poverty rate (%) 15.01 3.20 8.92 – 23.04 
Cost for Medicaid expansion (%) 1.53 3.96 −10.98 – 6.59 
Southern state 0.32 0.47 0 – 1 
Safety-net interest groups: 
CHC clients per state population (%) 7.13 3.91 2.23 – 20.47 
DSH payment per state population ($) 80.00 79.63 3.99 – 477.02 

Note: * Because the sample was segmented by race, these MRP estimates exclude race-related components (αjrace and αj,kracegender).

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