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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.