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Table 1 Characteristics of NICUs

From: Key factors supporting implementation of a training program for neonatal family- centered care – a qualitative study

Unit 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Patient beds in the unit 5 14 6 10 15 16 20 16
Patients/year 240 400 1400a 320 955a 1350a 400 500
Lower limit of planned deliveries in the hospital (gestational weeks) 32 32 32 30 32 35 22+ 22+
Staff
 Nurses 12 24 21 22 28 30 52 50
 Neonatologists/pediatricians 2 1 2 2 2 2 4 4
  1. aIncluded also pediatric admissions