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Table 1 Hospital characteristics (for the year 2014)

From: Validation of multisource electronic health record data: an application to blood transfusion data

  Hospital A Hospital B
Number of beds 1100 471
Annual number of RBC transfusions 12,653 6681
Presence of typical transfusion specialisms Hematology, oncology, thoracic surgery, trauma center Hematology, oncology, thoracic surgery, trauma center (and heavy emphasis on major vascular / aneurysm surgery and obstetrics)