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Table 2 Health ratio indicator expressing resource utilization rate of hospitals

From: Is bed turnover rate a good metric for hospital scale efficiency? A measure of resource utilization rate for hospitals in Southeast Nigeria

Hospital-year Bed occupancy rate (BOR) in  % Average length of stay (ALS) in days Bed turnover rate (BTR) in patients per bed per year Turnover interval (TI in days)
FETHA 2011 40.24 4.28 34 6.35
FETHA 2012 24.73 3.27 28 9.96
FETHA 2013 30.06 3.76 29 8.76
FETHA 2014 32.85 3.61 33 7.39
FETHA 2015 32.07 4.19 28 8.88
FETHA 2016 31.85 3.50 33 7.49
FETHA Mean 31.97 3.77 31 8.04
ESUTH 2010 33.95 9.00 14 17.51
ESUTH 2011 22.62 12.06 7 41.27
ESUTH 2012 59.71 11.00 20 7.42
ESUTH 2013 51.52 9.00 21 8.47
ESUTH 2014 57.81 13.00 16 9.49
ESUTH 2015 42.93 8.00 20 10.64
ESUTH 2016 62.37 9.00 25 5.43
ESUTH Mean 47.27 10.15 18 10.72
UNTH 2010 43.16 10.07 16 13.26
UNTH 2011 54.71 10.50 19 8.69
UNTH 2012 54.96 9.97 20 8.17
UNTH 2013 56.66 10.24 20 7.83
UNTH 2014 36.70 9.96 13 17.18
UNTH 2015 28.74 9.42 11 23.35
UNTH 2016 45.08 9.14 18 11.14
UNTH Mean 45.72 9.90 17 11.83
Mean 42.14 8.15 21 10.19
Minimum 22.62 3.27 7 5.43
Maximum 62.37 13.00 34 41.27
  1. FETHA is Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, ESUTH is Enugu State Teaching
  2. Hospital and UNTH is University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital