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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Hospitals Compared to National Samples

From: Improving evidence-based grouping of transitional care strategies in hospital implementation using statistical tools and expert review

  Study Hospitals
N = 42
AHA Hospitalsa
N = 4700
Characteristic N (%) N (%)
Region
 Midwest 8 19% 1396 30%
 Northeast 9 21% 571 12%
 Puerto Rico 0 0% 50 1%
 South 8 19% 1762 37%
 West 17 40% 921 20%
 Unknown 0 0 5 0.1%
Total Licensed Beds
  < 100 6 14% 1750 37%
 100–299 12 29% 1191 25%
  ≥ 300 24 57% 909 19%
 Unknown 0 0% 855 18%
Organizational Control
 Government, nonfederal 8 19% 1018 22%
 Nongovernment, non- profit 33 79% 2764 59%
 Investor-owned, for-profit 1 2% 886 19%
 Government, federal 0 0% 37 0.8%
  Study Hospitals
N = 42
CMS Hospitals
N = 3331
  N % N %
Teaching Status
 Major Teaching 16 38% 382 11%
 Minor Teaching 21 50% 1316 40%
 Non-teaching 5 12% 1633 49%
Urban/Rural Statusb
 Large urban 25 60% 3452 55%
 Other urban 8 19% 1909 31%
 Rural 9 21% 890 14%
  1. a 2017 AHA hospital survey, acute/critical care only
  2. b from Fiscal Year 2018 CMS Impact File