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Table 7 Total health expenditure and health staff radial and slack movements: VRS.

From: Technical efficiency of provincial public healthcare in South Africa

ProvincesEastern CapeFree StateGautengKwaZulu-NatalLimpopoMpumalangaNorthern CapeNorth WestWestern CapeTotal
Model 4: VRS THE only
 Original input22,000,0008,000,0001,000,0004,000,0004,000,0007,000,0006,000,0001,000,0003,000,00056,000,000
 Input radial movement(5,500,000)(6,000,000)(3,500,000)(2,000,000)(17,000,000)
 Input slack movement
 Input target22,000,0002,500,0001,000,0004,000,0004,000,0001,000,0002,500,0001,000,0001,000,00039,000,000
 Original output14111012129118996
 Output radial movement
 Output slack movement1214
 Output target141110121210111010 
 DMU peers14;334534;333 
Model 5: VRS THS only
 Original input40,0008000100040004000700060001000300074,000
 Input radial movement(5500)(6000)(3500)(2000)(17,000)
 Input slack movement
 Input target40,0002500100040004000100025001000100057,000
 Original output14111012129118996
 Output radial movement
 Output slack movement1214
 Output target141110121210111010100
 DMU peers13;43443333 
Model 6: VRS THS and THE
 THS original input40,0008000100040004000700060001000300074,000
 THS radial movement(2644)(3202)(1094)(6940)
 THS slack movement
 THS target40,0005356100040004000379860001000190667,060
 THE original input424,00017,00066,00068,00033,00020,000600017,00031,000682,000
 THE radial movement(5618)(9153)(11,305)(26,076)
 THE slack movement(35,000)(35,000)
 THE target424,00011,38266,00033,00033,00010,847600017,00019,695620,924
 Original output14111012129118996
 Output radial movement
 Output slack movement0.6780.678
 Output target14111012129.7118997
 DMU peers15;8;73557;8787;5;8 
  1. DMU decision-making unit, THE total health expenditure, THS total health staff, VRS variable returns to scale