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Table 9 Sensitivity analysis for changing the number of future pregnant women

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

Year Pessimistic scenario    Extremely pessimistic scenario
  Kaizuka Izumisano Hannan Sennan Kaizuka Izumisano Hannan Sennan
2008 ~ 2017 0% 0% 0% 0% -5% -5% -5% -5%
2018 ~ 2027 -5% -5% -5% -5% -8% -8% -8% -8%
2028 ~ 2037 -8% -8% -8% -8% -10% -10% -10% -10%
2038 ~ 2047 -10% -10% -10% -10% -20% -20% -20% -20%
B/C ratio 1.341 1.303
  1. Note: The influence of changing the number of future pregnant women on the change in producer surplus and extra costs is not considered