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Table 1 Simulation and real world results for model validation

From: A discrete event simulation model to evaluate the use of community services in the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease in the United Kingdom

Performance Indicator Simulation Results Mean
95% (LCI, UCI)
Real World Results Difference (in Percentage)
PD doctors’ visits 8225 (7732, 8801) 8061 2% (−4%, 8%)
PD nurses visits 10357 (10046,10771) 10875 −5% (−8%, −1%)
PD doctors service hours 8225 (7978, 8554) 8061 2% (−1%, 5%)
PD nurses service hours 10357 (10150, 10978) 10875 −5% (−7%, 1%)
PD doctors total FTEs 1.07 (0.995, 1.123) 1.04 3% (−4%, 7%)
PD nurses total FTEs 3.4 (3.230, 3.502) 3.57 −5% (−10%, −2%)