Mean | Standard deviation | Minimum | Maximum | |

Continuous variables | ||||

Bed Occupancy Rate (BOR) | 81.4 % | 19.9 % | 40.8 % | 100 % |

Outpatient department visits as a proportion of In-patient stays (OPDIPD) | 2 | 1.27 | 0.48 | 5.30 |

Average Length of Stay (ALOS)-days | 4.6 | 1.2 | 3 | 7 |

Description | Number | Percentage | ||

Categorical Variables | ||||

Catchment Population (POP)- 1 if catchment population less than 1.5 million and 0 if greater than 1.5 million | 0 | 8 | 47 % | |

1 | 9 | 53 % | ||

Distance from city (DIST) 1 if hospital located greater than 200Km Kilometres from capital city and 0 if located less than 200 km | 1 | 14 | 82 % | |

0 | 3 | 18 % | ||

Teaching Status (TEACH) 1 if Teaching Hospital and 0 if not | 0 | 15 | 88 % | |

1 | 2 | 12 % | ||

Hospital Ownership (OWN) -1 if government/MOH and 0 if NGO/PNFP | 0 | 3 | 18 % | |

1 | 14 | 82 % | ||

Hospital Size (SIZE)-1 if >190 hospital beds and 0 if <190 hospital beds | 0 | 4 | 24 % | |

1 | 13 | 76 % |