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Table 3 Descriptive statistic concerning the structure of answering clinics

From: Recognition and management of abdominal compartment syndrome among German pediatric intensivists: results of a national survey

Factor Structure and orientation of ICU Percentage
(%)
Administrative affiliation of the ICU
(n = 127)
P
PS
A
P + PS collective
A + PS collective
91
6
1
1
1
Medical focus of the ICU
(n = 115)
NICU rather than PICU
PICU rather than NICU
Exclusive NICU
Exclusive PICU
No answer
63
11
19
1
6
Age distribution of treated patients
(n = 112)
Neonatologic
Pediatric
70
30
Level of medical care at participating NICUs
(n = 113)
High level
Intermediate level
Low level
No answer
61
18
15
6
Size of ICU/Number of cases in 2009
(n = 112)
< 351 patients/year
351 to 700 patients/year
> 700 patients/year
30
41
29
Part of university hospitals
(n = 118)
  27
  1. A, anaesthesiology; NICU, neonatal intensive care unit; P, pediatrics; PICU, pediatric intensive care unit; PS, pediatric surgery.