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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the input and output variables

From: Improving public hospital efficiency and fiscal space implications: the case of Mauritius

Variable Average value, annually Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
Number of beds 3216 438 2260 3699
Number of doctors 984. 170 808 1514
Number of nurses 3184 278 3051 4016
Number of non medical staff 3216 438.1 2560 3699
Number of outpatients 1,453,652 98,042 1,198,329 1,604,317
Number of inpatients 187,396 20,767 151,520 212,520
Average length of stay 3.08 .32 2.6 3.58
Number of hospital days 638,256 60,326 563,386 735,385
Bed occupancy rate 0.8155 0.0480 0.7565 0.9214
  1. Source (MOHW 2001–2017)