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Table 1 Characteristics of hospitals based on patient group

From: Variability in antifungal utilization among neonatal, pediatric, and adult inpatients in academic medical centers throughout the United States of America

Characteristic Neonates: n = 54;
100,155 admissions
Pediatrics: n = 44;
159,936 admissions
Adults: n = 60;
1,841,667 admissions
Geographic region, no. (%)
 South 17 (31) 15 (34) 17 (28)
 Midwest 14 (26) 12 (27) 17 (28)
 Northeast 13 (24) 9 (21) 13 (22)
 West 10 (19) 8 (18) 13 (22)
CSL mean PD/1000 PD (SD)
 Medicine NA 132 (55) 73 (17)
 Surgery NA 72 (27) 57 (13)
 Immunosuppressed NA 18 (9) 12 (4)
 Other NA 35 (43) 31 (13)
Patient mix, mean admissions/1000 PD (SD)
 Total invasive fungal infections 0.5 (0.9) 0.8 (1.4) 4.7 (2.6)
 Extremely low birthweight 19 (18) N/A N/A
Patient mix, mean % (SD)
 Group admissions per total hospital admissions 5 (1.5) 10 (5) 89 (10)
 Broad spectrum antibiotic use, DOT/1000 PD (SD) 84 (97) 273 (90) 283 (55)
 Extensivea ASP, no. (%) 36 (67) 26 (59) 32 (53)
  1. CSL clinical service line, PD patient days, DOT days of therapy, ASP antimicrobial stewardship program
  2. a Defined for adult group as performing ASP half of the time or more in 5 main service lines (medical intensive care unit (ICU), surgical ICU, surgical units, non-ICU medical floors, and oncology). For pediatric and neonatal groups, any response of an institution performing pediatric or neonatal ASP half the time or more was considered extensive ASP activities