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Volume 11, Number 8—August 2005

Research

Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Fluoroquinolone Use

Conan MacDougall*, Spencer E. Harpe*, J. Patrick Powell*, Christopher K. Johnson†, Michael B. Edmond*, and Ron E. Polk*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA; †Idaho State University, Boise, Idaho, USA

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Table 1

Demographic characteristics of study hospitals, year 2002*

Characteristic Mean ± SD Median (range)
No. admissions 19,122 ± 12,208 14,720 (5,206–40,676)
No. patient-days 96,488 ± 64,719 76,408 (19,244–219,634)
Case mix index 1.51 ± 0.245 1.52 (1.13–2.01)
Length of hospital stay, d 5 ± 0.67 5 (3.6–6.6)
No. staffed beds 358 ± 203 310 (105–778)
No. intensive care unit beds 22 ± 16 18 (3–80)
No. surgical procedures/1,000 admissions 346 ± 184 281 (163–779)

*SD, standard deviation.

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