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Table 3 Average inputs reductions or outputs increases based on facility ownership

From: Efficiency of private and public primary health facilities accredited by the National Health Insurance Authority in Ghana

Facility ownership Constant returns to scale (CRS) Variable returns to scale (VRS)
Mean (%) Std. Dev (%) Min Max Mean (%) Std. Dev (%) Min Min
Private-for-profit (n = 30) 58 33 11 100 87 21 32 100
Public/government (n = 26) 71 30 15 100 81 21 27 100
Mission/NGO (n = 8) 73 20 47 100 87 14 71 100
Total (n = 64) 65 30 11 100 84 20 27 % 100
  1. WOTRO-COHEiSION Ghana Project (Health Facility Survey Data: March-June, 2012)
  2. Constant Returns to Scale (CRS): depict the average efficiency scores by the health facilities based on ownership; Variable Returns to Scale (VRS): depict the average input excesses that need to be reduced or output targets to make inefficient facilities efficient