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Table 4 Ratio of the number of required PC physicians estimated by EAS to ENP for different conditions (EAS/ENP)

From: Effect and significance of incorporating access in estimating the number of required physicians: focus on differences in population density in the target area

  Pcap = 30 Pcap = 40 Pcap = 50
Tmax = 20 min
High population density 1.043 1.083 1.116
Mid. population density 1.074 1.144 1.202
Low population density 1.073 1.147 1.205
Tmax = 30 min
High 1.043 1.083 1.116
Mid. 1.076 1.145 1.202
Low 1.080 1.150 1.207
Tmax = 40 min
High 1.043 1.083 1.116
Mid. 1.077 1.146 1.202
Low 1.082 1.152 1.207
  1. Tmax Upper limit of the travel time, Pcap Maximum number of outpatients that a physician can treat in a day