Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the surveyed hospital, Beijing, Shandong, Guangxi, and Hainan, China, 2004–2005 (N = 318)

Variables

Tertiary

grade A1

Tertiary

grade B1

Secondary

grade A1

Secondary

grade B1

Total4


Region

318

Beijing

34

3

53

5

95

Hainan

5

0

6

5

16

Shandong

16

10

38

14

78

Guangxi

20

8

91

10

129


Fever clinics

316

Yes, designated

50

17

119

25

211

Yes, not designated

4

1

29

3

37

No

20

3

39

6

68


SARS patients admitted2

313

Yes

25

5

38

0

68

No

48

16

147

34

245


Teaching hospitals

315

Yes

68

18

125

17

228

No

6

3

61

17

87


Types of hospital3

297

General hospital

41

12

117

19

189

TCM hospital

8

4

25

4

41

TCM-WM hospital

1

1

5

0

7

Specialized hospital

18

4

30

6

58

Community health center

0

0

1

0

1

Emergency center

1

0

0

0

1


1The hospital classification system, see in the study design section.

2SARS patient admitted means the status whether the hospital admitted SARS patients during SARS crisis in 2003.

3Types of hospital, see in the study design section.

4Some total number of hospitals may not be 318 due to the missing values.

Li et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:319   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-319

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