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Table 1 Percent data missing input variables for study countries

From: Comparing efficiency of health systems across industrialized countries: a panel analysis

Categories Variables % Data Missing
Health care   All US
N = 525 N = 21
Resources: Total hospital beds per 1,000 capita 19.1 4.8
 Capital Acute care beds per 1,000 capita 17.3 4.8
 Labor Total health employees per 1,000 capita 23.2 0.0
Total active doctors per 1,000 capita 16.2 0.0
Total general practitioners (GPs) per 1,000 capita 46.7 14.3
Total specialist doctors per 1,000 capita 54.5 14.3
Total professional active nurses per 1,000 capita 64.0 42.9
Utilization Total hospital discharges per 1,000 capita 34.7 4.8
Average length of stay in acute care (days) 15.4 0.0
Total doctor visits per capita 29.5 38.1
Service intensity Ratio of GPs to specialists 55.2 14.3
Ratio of nurses to doctors 70.1 42.9
Technology MRI scanners per million population 49.1 52.4
CT scanners per million population 47.8 66.7
Risk Factors    
 Chronic diseasea Percent mortality due to chronic disease 0.0 0.0
Percent years potential life lost (YPLL) due to chronic disease 0.0 0.0
 Lifestyle and behaviors Calories consumed per capita   
 Per day 36.8 14.3
 Per day per centimeter 41.7 14.3
Liters of alcohol consumed by individuals 15 years or older   
 Per day 26.5 4.8
 Per day per centimeter 34.3 4.8
Average number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day 62.7 4.8
Percent of population (15 years and older) smoking daily 46.7 4.8
Percent of youth (15 to 24 years old) smoking daily 64.6 4.8
Grams of tobacco consumed per capita 39.2 0.0
Percent population self-reported as obese 60.8 28.6
YPLL from assaults per 100,000 capita 7.1 9.5
YPLL from self-harm per 100,000 capita 6.7 9.5
YPLL from transportation per 100,000 capita 6.7 9.5
YPLL from alcohol use per 100,000 capita 9.9 9.5
YPLL from drug use per 100,000 capita 49.7 52.4
 Environmental Total nitrogen dioxide (measured in cubic tons and deflated to 1990 values)   
 Per capita 27.8 0.0
 Per square meter of land 5.9 0.0
Mobile (% total) 7.6 0.0
Stationary (% total) 7.6 0.0
  1. aChronic disease includes mental health diseases, cancer, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kidney disease, cerebrovascular disease, acute myocardial infarction, and ischemic heart disease.