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Table 5 Summary statistics for output elements and corresponding price indices

From: Estimating technical efficiency of Turkish hospitals: implications for hospital reform initiatives

Variable Description Mean SD Min Max Price index
operations Number of annual surgical operationsa
Type A 332 667 0 6485 266.53
Type B 1190 1887 0 14,757 75.73
Type C 1797 2490 0 20,611 37.60
Type D 1639 2776 0 25,107 23.13
Type E 2921 7284 0 109,748 11.07
icubeds Number of beds in the ICU units
Adult level 1 70,254 163,681 0 1,617,388 16.67
Adult level 2 75,591 175,739 0 2,385,640 30.00
Adult level 3 117,145 316,273 0 3,403,698 50.00
Neonatal level 1 16,690 64,281 0 903,375 16.67
Neonatal level 2 28,028 95,935 0 1,151,502 30.00
Neonatal level 3 52,077 160,709 0 1,292,319 50.00
Pediatric 11,885 66,458 0 949,000 30.00
inpatient Number of inpatient-day (inpatient bed) utilization at each hospital.
  33,072 58,193 0 470,287 1.00
Rate Average percentage of daily occupancy rates of the beds at the ICU units.
Adult 32.18 34.07 0 100 na
Neonatal 19.22 30.95 0 100 na
Pediatric 3.39 15.79 0 100 na
delivery Number of annual child deliveries
Normal 328 589 0 7381 6.67
Operation 22 107 0 1595 12.00
C-section 396 527 0 4692 12.00
Tech Number of annual utilization of the diagnostics equipment
ECG 365 601 0 5352 4.80
MR 653 1047 0 7371 4.80
BT 701 1244 0 10,220 4.00
Doppler 2120 6172 0 180,153 2.00
X-ray 4044 6324 0 54,205 1.00
Visits Number of annual visits to
ER 75,351 90,152 0 736,292 1.00
Doctors 267,580 320,679 1685 2,405,443 1.00
  1. “na” - not applicable
  2. aSurgical operations are classified into groups A to E based on the severity of the operations