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Table 1 Study site characteristics in comparison to all public hospitals in Lombardy and Italy

From: Hospital costs of central line-associated bloodstream infections and cost-effectiveness of closed vs. open infusion containers. The case of Intensive Care Units in Italy

  Sacco Hospital Lombardy Region Italy
Size    
   n. of inpatient beds 522 542 289
   n. of day hospital beds 66 58.4 34
N. of admissions in 2005    
   inpatient 16,322 18,791 10,785
   day hospital 1,231 2,783 1,342
Average LOS in 2005 10.6 12.31 11.08
Case mix index 1.11 1.07 1
  1. LOS = length of stay