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Table 1 Evaluation index system of HRS

From: Estimating the spatial correlation and convergence of China's healthcare resources allocation: evidence from the Yangtze River Delta Region

Dimension Index Weight
Financial resources Healthcare expenditure per capita (yuan) 0.272
Proportion of healthcare expenditure in regional fiscal expenditure (%) 0.140
Material resources Number of beds per square kilometer 0.233
Number of beds per 1, 000 persons 0.109
Human resources Number of practicing (assistant) physicians per 1,000 persons 0.108
Number of registered nurses per 1,000 persons 0.139
  1. Source: China Health Statistics Yearbook from 2006 to 2020, Zhejiang Health and Family Planning Yearbook from 2006 to 2020, Jiangsu Health Family Planning Yearbook from 2006 to 2020, Zhejiang Financial Yearbook from 2006 to 2020, and relevant provincial and municipal health committees over the years
  2. The weight is calculated by the entropy weight method [42]