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Table 1 Characteristics of hospital in the general sample and hospitals at which a stakeholder participated in an interview.

From: Perceived barriers to the regionalization of adult critical care in the United States: a qualitative preliminary study

Variable In sample (n = 104) Participated (n = 24)
Region   
   Northeast 24 (23) 7 (29)
   Southeast 29 (28) 3 (13)
   Midwest 25(24) 6 (25)
   West 26 (25) 8 (33)
Community size   
   <100,000 32 (31) 4 (17)
   100,000 – 1 million 36 (35) 11 (46)
   > 1 million 36 (35) 9 (38)
Total beds   
   < 100 36 (35) 5 (21)
   100 – 399 36 (35) 8 (33)
   ≥ 400 32 (31) 11 (46)
Critical care beds   
   Median [IQR] 14 [6–33] 28 [10–40]
   Range 0 – 216 0 – 72
University affiliated 34 (33) 11 (46)
Designated trauma center 45 (43) 14 (58)
  1. Values are presented as frequency (percents) unless otherwise noted.
  2. IQR = interquartile range