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Table 5 Characteristics of the most and least inefficient units

From: The determinants of technical efficiency of a large scale HIV prevention project: application of the DEA double bootstrap using panel data from the Indian Avahan

  n=37 (least inefficient) n=39 (most inefficient)
Variable Mean Std. Dev. Mean Std. Dev. Mean test p-value
Inefficiency score (corrected) 3.126 0.421 1.181 0.020 <0.001
Share FSW in total persons reached (%) 71.258 37.693 85.379 28.682 0.071
Estimated population 1864.154 732.220 1411.270 703.625 0.007
Estimated population squared 3997469 3699676 2473391 2169280 0.032
Number of NGOs per district 2.897 2.245 2.621 1.976 0.572
Number of NGOs per SLP 19.153 5.392 20.486 7.928 0.392
Number of NGOs per SLP squared 395.205 191.965 480.864 385.499 0.220
NGO was replaced (%) 0.051 0.223 0.0277 0.164 0.593
Duration in Avahan (in year) 3.538 0.600 3.243 1.090 0.145
HIV experience prior Avahan (%) 0.282 0.455 0.270 0.450 0.910
Solo district (%) 0.512 0.506 0.405 0.497 0.354
SLP:      <0.001
SLP 2 (%) 0.179 0.388 0.027 0.164  
SLP 3 (%) 0.461 0.505 0.054 0.229  
SLP 4 (%) 0.179 0.388 0.351 0.483  
SLP 5 (%)    0.351 0.483  
SLP 6 (%)    0.0540 0.229  
Year:      <0.001
2005 (%) 0.512 0.506 0.135 0.346  
2006 (%) 0.179 0.388 0.162 0.373  
2007 (%) 0.153 0.365 0.540 0.505