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Table 3 Capacity utilization measures, 1997/98–2000/2001

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

Indicator Mean SD Minimum Maximum
1997/1998
Bed occupancy rate (%) 55 19 17 98
Bed turnover ratio 32 13 9 73
Average length of stay 7 2 2 10
1998/1999
Bed occupancy rate (%) 58 21 10 103
Bed turnover ratio 33 15 7 87
Average length of stay 7 2 2 12
1999/2000
Bed occupancy rate (%) 57 23 8 107
Bed turnover ratio 33 13 9 64
Average length of stay 6 2 2 12
2000/2001
Bed occupancy rate (%) 67 28 18 135
Bed turnover ratio 38 15 9 73
Average length of stay 7 2 3 12