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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Characteristics of the laboratories that responded to the survey

Types of hospitals (N=81) N (%)
Tertiary general hospitals 31 (38.3)
General hospitals 48 (59.3)
Hospitals 2 (2.5)
Number of beds (N=81) N (%)
1,000 beds or more 11 (13.6)
500 to 999 beds 38 (46.9)
300 to 499 beds 16 (19.8)
Less than 300 beds 16 (19.8)
Number of tests (N=81) Median (IQR)
Less than 300 beds 890,185 (634,234)
300 to 499 beds 2,211,043 (1,336,233)
500 to 999 beds 7,164,979 (3,764,709)
1,000 beds or more 11,913,045 (15,716,381)
Number of specimens (N=72) Median (IQR)
Less than 300 beds 168,728 (158,202)
300 to 499 beds 466,328 (271,925)
500 to 999 beds 1,476,280 (845,578)
1,000 beds or more 3,125,000 (4,792,596)
Number of patients from whom blood samples were collected (N=77) Median (IQR)
Less than 300 beds 35,640 (73,529)
300 to 499 beds 68,255 (75,301)
500 to 999 beds 177,300 (156,938)
1,000 beds or more 552,329 (540,516)
Number of medical laboratory technologists (N=81) Median (IQR)
Less than 300 beds 9 (5)
300 to 499 beds 22 (5)
500 to 999 beds 44 (17)
1,000 beds or more 78 (57)
Number of clinical pathologists (N=81) Median (IQR)
Less than 300 beds 1 (0)
300 to 499 beds 1 (1)
500 to 999 beds 4 (1)
1,000 beds or more 7 (11)

Abbreviation: IQR, interquartile range.

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