Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Mean technical efficiency scores 2003–2014

From: Productivity change of national health systems in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean region: application of DEA-based Malmquist productivity index

Country Mean CRS TE Mean VRS TE Mean Scale efficiency
Afghanistan 0.806 0.881 0.915
Bahrain 0.127 1.000 0.127
Djibouti 0.558 0.767 0.728
Egypt, Arab Republic 0.337 0.919 0.367
Iran 0.179 0.960 0.186
Iraq 0.677 0.956 0.708
Jordan 0.215 0.965 0.223
Kuwait 0.091 0.979 0.093
Lebanon 0.180 0.994 0.181
Libya 0.232 0.956 0.243
Morocco 0.487 0.965 0.505
Oman 0.169 0.998 0.169
Pakistan 0.930 0.967 0.962
Qatar 0.067 1.000 0.067
Saudi Arabia 0.113 0.954 0.119
Sudan 0.567 0.806 0.704
Syrian Arab Republic 0.889 1.000 0.889
Tunisia 0.301 1.000 0.301
United Arab Emirates 0.090 0.999 0.090
Yemen, Republic 0.641 0.841 0.762
Overall mean 0.383 0.945 0.405
  1. CRS constant returns to scale, TE technical efficiency, VRS variable returns to scale