Table 1

Mean and range of units' average daily staffing levels, skill mix and SNCT estimated staffing requirements

HospitalTotal hours per patient daySkill mix (% registered nurses)Estimated staffing requirement
MeanMinMaxMeanMinMaxMeanMinMax
A75.410.45142707.45.910.2
B6.85.08.95639797.36.09.4
C10.57.514.275707876.37.4
D6.55.28.449406376.57.6
All7.35.08.45639797.25.910.2
  • SNCT, Safer Nursing Care Tool.