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Table 4 Output oriented DEA efficiency scores for Table 2 descriptive statistics of the input and outputs for Regional Referral and large PNFP hospitals (n = 17)

From: How efficient are referral hospitals in Uganda? A data envelopment analysis and tobit regression approach

Hospital Efficiency scores Returns to scale Reference set (lambda weights)
  CRS_TE VRS_TE Scale   
Gulu 1 1 1 Constant returns to scale  
Hoima 1 1 1 Constant returns to scale  
Mbale 0.940133 1 0.940133 Diminishing returns to scale  
Moroto 1 1 1 Constant returns to scale  
Masaka 0.8954 1 0.8954 Diminishing returns to scale  
Lira 0.900694 1 0.900694 Diminishing returns to scale  
Nsambya 0.431078 1 0.431078 Diminishing returns to scale  
St. Mary’s Lacor 0.692294 1 0.692294 Diminishing returns to scale  
Mbarara 0.861657 0.976592 0.88231 Diminishing returns to scale Masaka (0.406617), Mbale (0.309851), Gulu (0.097515), Hoima (0.162609)
Soroti 0.850387 0.941373 0.903348 Diminishing returns to scale Gulu (0.260962) Hoima (0.250726) Mbale (0.323689); Moroto (0.105996)
Fort Portal 0.76477 0.921675 0.829762 Diminishing returns to scale Hoima (0.037365) Masaka (0.884309)
Jinja 0.70878 0.86767 0.816877 Diminishing returns to scale Masaka (0.640645) St. Mary’s Lacor (0.114007); Mbale (0.113018)
Arua 0.75922 0.855481 0.887478 Diminishing returns to scale Gulu (0.055922) ;Mbale (0.008273), Masaka (0.791286)
Mubende 0.847976 0.850297 0.99727 Increasing returns to scale Gulu (0.064533), Hoima (0.318159); Mbale (0.005493); Moroto (0.462112)
Kabale 0.81319 0.843276 0.964323 Increasing returns to scale Masaka (0.125589) Hoima (0.702674); Lira (0.015013)
Rubaga 0.524107 0.762422 0.687424 Increasing returns to scale Gulu (0.126505) Nsambya (0.19374);Masaka (0.442177)
Naguru 0.509215 0.523887 0.971994 Increasing returns to scale Gulu (0.408324), Moroto (0.077042)
Min 0.431078 0.523887 0.431078   
Max 1 1 1   
Mean 0.794053 0.914275 0.870611   
SD 0.174409 0.125919 0.149222