Table 1

Characteristics of participating hospitals

Characteristics of participating hospitals
nPercentage
University affiliation
 Yes5955
 No4845
Financial structure
 Private5450
 Public5350
Inpatient beds
 0–5007267
 >5003533
ICU beds
 022
 1–205047
 21–503129
 >502422
ACGME training programme present
 Internal medicine residency6964
 Anaesthesia residency3936
 Critical care fellowship5148
  • ACGME, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; ICU, intensive care unit.