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Table 2 Characteristics of hospitals and intensive care units that collected daily physiologic data

From: A predictive model for the early identification of patients at risk for a prolonged intensive care unit length of stay

  # %
# of Hospitals 31*  
Region   
   NorthEast 3 9.7%
   South 11 35.5%
   Midwest 8 25.8%
   West 9 29.0%
Bedsize   
   ≤ 200 8 25.8%
   201 - 350 7 22.6%
   351 - 500 6 19.4%
   501 - 800 3 9.7%
   > 800 7 22.6%
Teaching Status   
   COTH 6 19.4%
   Non-COTH Teaching 11 35.5%
   Non-Teaching 14 45.2%
# ICUs 83**  
   Type   
   Surgical 15 18.1%
   Medical 13 15.7%
   Mixed 29 34.9%
   Coronary Care 11 13.3%
   Cardiothoracic 7 8.4%
   Neurologic 7 8.4%
   Trauma 1 1.2%
  1. * There were 30 hospitals in 2002 - 2005 and 21 in 2006 - 2007.
  2. ** There were 76 ICUs in 2002 - 2005 and 53 in 2006 - 2007.
  3. COTH = Council of Teaching Hospital