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Table 3 Basic scenarios of the associated maternity institutions

From: A cost-benefit analysis on the specialization in departments of obstetrics and gynecology in Japan

  Izumisano Hospital Kaizuka Hospital Z Clinic C Hospital
Cost of a birth (10,000JP¥)     
Izumisano citizens 35 (35) 33.5 (-) 45(45) 43.5(43.5)
Kaizuka/Hannan/Sennan citizens 40(35) 33.5(-) 45(45) 43.5(43.5)
Traveling time by car(mins) a     
Kaizuka citizens 18(18) 17(-) 13(13) 13(13)
Izumisano citizens 13(13) 15(-) 13(13) 20(20)
Hannan citizens 23(23) 36(-) 33(33) 41(41)
Sennan citizens 15(15) 27(-) 23(23) 33(33)
Waiting time for an exam(mins) 120(90) 120(-) 90(90) 120(120)
Early-evening/weekend exams b 0(0) 1(-) 1(1) 1(1)
Obstetricians and gynecologists 6(13) 5(-) 1(2) 2(2)
Nursing staff 15(19) 12(-) 8(8) 10(10)
Pediatricians on duty(hours) 9(9) 9(-) 0(0) 3(3)
  1. Notes: Scenarios before the specialization are listed without parentheses, while scenarios after the specialization are listed in the parentheses. a Traveling time by car to the facility is a mean value of each respondent's traveling time from her residence to the associated facility. b 0 denotes that the facility does not provide early-evening exam and weekend exam, while 1 denotes that the facility has early-evening exam and weekend exam