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Table 2 Characteristics of the respondents, and of their setting

From: Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units: an international online survey

Respondent Weighted estimates for Europe (respondents from 16 countries with >=10 replies) Other respondents (61 countries)
N=1281 95% CI N=449 95% CI
Years working in ICU (mean) 12.8 12.2 13.3 12.9 12.1 13.6
Admissions per year in their ICU (mean) 1006 914 1098 900 787 1013
N beds in ICU (mean) 16 15 17 16 15.4 17.3
  %*    N %   
Gender (females) 28 25 31 82 18 15 22
Working in hospital with > 1000 beds 17 14 20 18 4 2 6
Working in hospital with 300–1000 beds 55 52 56 145 33 28 37
Working in hospital <300 beds 28 26 31 282 63 58 67
  1. * Absolute numbers are not reported because percentages are weighted estimates.
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