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Table 2 Summary Statistics

From: Technical efficiency of district hospitals: Evidence from Namibia using Data Envelopment Analysis

Variable Mean Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
FY 1997/1998
Recurrent expenditure (N$)* 7,158,567 4,379,763 1,041,142 20,505,989
Beds (authorized) 128 79 40 450
Nursing staff 66 47 26 262
Outpatient visits 32653 39553 2151 135696
Inpatient days 26158 19367 4628 92745
FY 1998/1999
Recurrent expenditure (N$) 8,277,652 5,191,196 2,673,900 22,266973
Beds (authorized) 129 79 40 450
Nursing staff 67 48 26 273
Outpatient visits 38772 39034 1996 139293
Inpatient days 31762 24331 5230 119126
1999/2000
Recurrent expenditure (N$) 9,392,129 5,778,991 3,416,603 29,754,220
Beds (authorized) 130 78 40 450
Nursing staff 68 49 26 272
Outpatient visits 38110 42155 809 172498
Inpatient days 30851 24941 5537 125278
2000/2001
Recurrent expenditure (N$) 12,038,075 8,304,679 4,557,855 45,227,355
Beds (authorized) 130 78 40 450
Nursing staff 68 48 22 261
Outpatient visits 30,780 27,501 2,104 97,998
Inpatient days 37,372 36,875 8,579 183,654
  1. * The average US$ – N$ exchange rate was 5.53, 6.27, 6.95 and 8.67 over the four years period.