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Table 6 Data sources used in medical facility

From: The use of Big Data Analytics in healthcare

Type of data 1 2 3 4 5 Average Median
Information publicly available in databases 2.64 3.52 19.38 46.70 23.35 3.88 4
Reports to external units 5.73 7.05 23.35 38.33 21.15 3.65 4
Logs 11.45 21.59 20.26 26.87 15.42 3.14 3
Transaction data 11.01 14.10 20.70 31.72 18.06 3.33 4
E-mails 8.37 10.57 28.19 30.84 17.62 3.41 4
Data from medical devices 11.01 11.45 21.59 29.07 22.47 3.42 4
Data from sensors 15.42 12.78 22.47 27.31 17.62 3.20 3
Social media 21.59 22.03 27.75 16.74 7.49 2.65 3
RFID codes 25.11 17.62 23.79 23.35 5.73 2.65 3
Geolocation data 30.40 19.38 23.35 19.82 2.64 2.42 2
Phone calls 11.45 14.54 21.59 28.63 19.38 3.31 4
Audio and video data 20.26 19.38 19.82 28.63 7.49 2.83 3
  1. 1—we do not use at all, 5—we use extensively