Table 1

Statistical summary for inpatient and emergency care, stratified by the four types of hospitals in Ontario, 2016–2017

TypeCountInpatients (SD)CountEmergency cares (SD)
Average hospital stay (days)Average occupancy rateTotal population servedAverage acute care bedsAverage number of acute staysAverage ED visitsTotal population served
Teaching hospitals256 (2)93.4% (7.3%)489 20926307 (149)15 597 (10 113)59 057 (23 379)130 773
Large community hospitals465 (1)90.6% (5.9%)221 71946198 (128)14 342 (9929)67 881 (37 619)150 312
Medium community hospitals455 (2)83.8% (8.8%)245 0464363 (31)3819 (2302)30 490 (13 501)67 516
Small community hospitals5710 (5)71% (15.4%)929 5895777 (208)672 (476)11 423 (7629)25 295
  • ED, emergency department.