Table 1

Medical environment of Gunma prefecture.

Variables

Gunma prefecture

National average

Year of the data

(references)


Population density (/km2)

318

340

2006

Annual income per capita (Japanese yen)

2,828,000

2,978,000

2004 (21)

Number of hospitals (/100,000 population)

6.9

6.9

2007 (19)

Number of beds (/100,000 population)

1263

1268

2007 (20)

Number of physicians (/100,000 population)

208.6

217.5

2006 (17)

Annual medical cost per capita (Japanese yen)

343,000

386,000

2005 (18)


The annual medical cost per population in Gunma prefecture was about 10% lower compared to the national average, but other variables are almost average.

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