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Table 5 Cardiac Rehabilitation Capacity

From: Cardiac rehabilitation in Canada and Arab countries: comparing availability and program characteristics

  Arab countries Canada
  Mean ± SD Median Mean ± SD Median
Capacity to serve (patients/year) 234.0 ± 175.2 180 588.5 ± 633.4 325
Patients served/year 224.2 ± 186.4 200 511.8 ± 557.5 300
Patients/year received funding to serve 150.0 ± 122.3 102 426.3 ± 516.8 237
Patients/session 5.4 ± 6.3 15 15.8 ± 11.2 10
Staff: Patient Ratio During Supervised Exercise
 Patient 2.2 ± 2.4 3 10.6 ± 8.2 10
 Staff 1.4 ± 1.1 2 2.6 ± 5.5 2
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation