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Table 3 Distribution of total 25,357 home skilled nursing services under NHI in 2004 by contracted category of healthcare facilities.

From: Home healthcare services in Taiwan: a nationwide study among the older population

Accreditation level Tube replacement n (%) Wound care n (%) Ostomy care n (%) IV fluid injection n (%) Total n (%)
Academic medical center 1,718 (6.8) 133 (0.5) 2 (0) 0 (0) 1,853 (7.3)
Metropolitan hospitals 4,034 (15.9) 190 (0.7) 3 (0) 6 (0) 4,233 (16.7)
Local community hospitals 4,411 (17.4) 203(0.8) 37 (0.1) 31(0.1) 4,682 (18.5)
Community health center 189 (0.7) 15 (0.1) 1 (0) 0 (0) 205 (0.8)
Home nursing care institutions 13,739 (54.2) 619 (2.4) 14 (0.1) 12 (0) 14,384 (56.7)
Total 24,091 (95.0) 1,160 (4.6) 57 (0.2) 49 (0) 25,357 (100)