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Table 1 Characteristics of the centers

From: Mechanical ventilation and clinical practice heterogeneity in intensive care units: a multicenter case-vignette study

Centers characteristics N = 40
French, N (%) 33 (83)
Swiss, N (%) 7 (18)
Mixed ICUs, N (%) 20 (50)
Medical ICUs, N (%) 15 (40)
Surgical ICUs, N (%) 4 (10)
Multidisciplinary round, N (%) 24 (60)
Number of beds, median (Q1-Q3) 18 (15 to 20)
Patients-to-physician ratio, median (Q1-Q3) 1.4 (1.3 to 2.6)
Patients-to-nurse ratio, median (Q1-Q3) 2.5 (2.5 to 3)
Patients-to-physiotherapist ratio, median (Q1-Q3) 12 (9 to 16)
Total admissions annual volume (annual number of patients), median (Q1-Q3) 849 (609 to 1,070)
Mechanical ventilation annual volume (annual number of patients with MV), median (Q1-Q3) 474 (311 to 614)
  1. Q1-Q3: 25% and 75% percentiles.