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Table 5 Basic characteristics of PIVAS in different region

From: Construction situation, costs and charges associated with pharmacy intravenous admixture services: multi-center cross-sectional survey based on 137 medical institutions in mainland China

Variable Eastern ChinaWestern ChinaCentral Chinax2/FP
PIVAS daily average infusion volume (bag)0–10001719510.9370.205
1001–20002277  
2001–30001333  
3001–40001344  
≥40011244  
Management modePharmacy management separately4727153.6570.454
Pharmacist nurse co-manage824  
Pharmacy-based, nursing department-assisted2284  
The number of years of operations of PIVAS6.5 ± 3.946.5 ± 4.545.4 ± 2.150.8070.668
Area (m2)611 ± 276.21539 ± 281.16556 ± 301.290.9220.400
Number of open wards28.3 ± 22.0621.2 ± 16.0131.1 ± 20.302.1330.122
Number of biological safety cabinet6.8 ± 4.074.8 ± 2.846.8 ± 3.184.3550.015*
Number of horizontal laminar flow table7.5 ± 3.546.2 ± 3.837.9 ± 5.271.6690.192
Number of pharmacists17.6 ± 16.2015.4 ± 15.1718.8 ± 17.280.3590.699
Number of nurses143 ± 10.4613.2 ± 6.9611.6 ± 6.370.2840.754
  1. *: P < 0.05