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Table 2 Comparison of key measures for different hospital demand allocation models

From: Evaluating Michigan's community hospital access: spatial methods for decision support

Model Unmet Demand (beds (%)) Avg Distance (kilometers) Median Facility Demand (beds) Maximum Facility Demand (beds)
16.1 kilometer existing 1883.6 (12.7%) 7.6 46.1 782.1
16.1 kilometer optimal 509.9 (3.4%) 9.2 38.7 1245.5
32.2 kilometer existing 159.5 (1.1%) 12.7 62.7 782.1
32.2 kilometer optimal 0 (0%) 13.4 57.3 1397.4