Table 2

Hospital characteristics
Hospitals
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Type District District District District Regional Regional Regional Referral Private Referral
Region 1 2 2 2 3 4 1 2 2 4
Number of beds <200 200-400 200-400 200-400 >400 200-400 200-400 >400 <200 >400
Number of specialist doctors (excluding anaesthesiologists) 2 6 6 8 7 1 5 >50 18 25
Number of specialist anaesthesiologists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1
Number of non-specialist clinician anaesthetists 0 3 3 1 1 3 3 12 0 4
ICU No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Number of operating theatres 1 n/a 2 2 5 2 1 11 n/a 9

Number of beds divided into three groups: <200; 200-400; >400.

ICU Intensive Care Unit, locally defined by the hospitals.

n/a not available.

Baker et al.

Baker et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:140   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-140

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