Table 2: Regressions of online CME on selected variables.

Number of observations = 50
Period of test = 1995–2004
(4, 45) = 164.72;
Root MSE = 301.91

Online CMECoef.Std. err.95% conf. interval

Tel. care0.4990.2741.820.075−0.0531.052
Per capita GDP−1.5310.097−15.7310.000−1.726−1.335
Per capita NHE22.3951.32016.970.00019.73625.053
Con. services4.020.000

Significant at 10%; significant at 5%; significant at 1%;
Online CME: continuing medical education via telemedicine; tel. care: the quantity of telemedicine health services; per capita GDP: per capita gross domestic product; per capita NHE: per capita national health expenditure; and con. services: conventional health services.