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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics

From: How professional capital and team heterogeneity affect the demands of online team-based medical service

Variables Description/Explanation Type Mean Std. Min. Max.
Dependent variables
 Team-based service demands (TSD) The average number of team-based service demands the MT received during the two time periods. Interval 1.958 4.6803 0 69
Independent variables
Layer 1: Team Leader
 Decisional Capital (DCL)
  Recommendation (Rec) Comprehensive recommended heat for the doctor, evaluated by patients. Interval 4.144 0.382 3 5
  Quantity of one-to-one service (Qoos) The total number of one-to-one services that the doctor offers. Interval 36.94 169.75 0 3166
 Status Capital (SCL)
  Doctor’s Clinic Title (CTitle) When clinic title of the lead doctor is Chief Doctor or Associate Chief Doctor, the value of CTitle is 1; otherwise, it is 0. Dummy 0 4
  Doctor’s Academic Title (ATitle) When the academic title of the lead doctor is Professor or Associate Professor, the value of ATitle is 1; otherwise, it is 0. Dummy 0 4
  Hospital Level (HL) Hospital level is evaluated and issued by government health departments. When hospital level is level 3, being the best, the value of HL is 1; otherwise, it is 0. Dummy 0 3
  City Level (CL) When the team leader is in developed cities (Beijing/Shanghai/Guangdong), the value of CL is 1; otherwise, it is 0. Dummy 1 4
Layer 2: MTs
 Decisional Capital (DCT)
  Rec of Team Sum of recommendation of all members. Interval 17.02 11.27 0 99
  Qoos of Team Sum of one-to-one service demands of all members. Interval 49.82 182.05 0 3178
  Patient Quantity (PQ) The number of patients that the MT had at the beginning of this study. Interval 13.99 25.273 0 640
 Status Capital (SCT)
  Quantity with High Title Doctors (DQHT) The number of doctors with clinic title of Chief Doctor or Associate Chief Doctor in the MT. Interval 2.226 2.292 0 23
  Quantity of Level3 Hospitals (HQL) The number of doctors in Level3 hospital in the MT. Interval 1.294 1.084 0 11
  Quantity in Developed Cities (DQDC) The number of doctors in developed cities in the MT. Interval 2.06 2.876 0 24
Team Heterogeneity (TH)
  The quantity of Members (Qmem) The number of member doctors in the MT. Interval 4.488 2.900 2 24
  Blau Index of Titles (Blautit) Heterogeneity of member titles in the MT. Interval 0.490 0.187 0 0.8
  The quantity of Titles (Qtit) The number of title types in the MT. Interval 2.46 0.799 1 5
 Control variables (Service Process)
  Response speed (RS) Response speed of the MT for team-based written consultation. Interval 0.433 0.436 0 1
  Price (P) Price offered by the MT for team-based written consultation. Interval 73.62 83.56 0 800