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Table 1 Number, beds, patients and compliance of staffing included in 329 hospitals and divided by level of care (tertiary, secondary and primary)

From: Epidemiology of multidrug resistant bacterial organisms and Clostridium difficile in German hospitals in 2014: Results from a nationwide one-day point prevalence of 329 German hospitals

Level of care Number (n) Beds (n) Patients (n) Hospitals that comply with the requirements for staffing for ICN (n, %) Hospitals that comply with the requirements for staffing for ICC (n, %)
Tertiary 45 36,001 20,143 37 (82.2 %) 36 (80.0 %)
Secondary 76 30,367 18,341 64 (84.2 %) 53 (69.7 %)
Primary 208 53,812 35,499 178 (85.6 %) 157 (75.5 %)
Total 329 120,180 73,983 279 (84.8 %) 246 (74.8 %)
  1. (ICN = infection control nurse, ICC = infection control consultant)