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Table 9 Validation test by comparing LOS from the simulation with data collection

From: Resource management framework using simulation modeling and multi-objective optimization: a case study of a front-end department of a public hospital in Thailand

  Patients’ type 1 Patients’ type 2 Patients’ type 3 Patients’ type 4
Actual average (min) 56.47 25.52 38.89 53.86
Actual SD 41.90 25.93 22.38 34.90
N 167 79 46 73
Simulation average (min) 56.60 27.40 37.70 47.90
Simulation SD 27.20 20.90 20.40 27.60
N 3999 1158 1226 6244
p value 0.95 0.45 0.70 0.07
Replication error 1.49% 4.38% 3.02% 1.43%