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Table 2 Hospital characteristics

From: Noise in the intensive care unit and its influence on sleep quality: a multicenter observational study in Dutch intensive care units

Hospital Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Site 4 Site 5 Site 6
Patients, n (%) 16 (25.0) 5 (7.8) 13 (20.3) 9 (14.1) 14 (21.9) 7 (10.9)
Year of ICU construction 2008 2013 2011 2003 2011 2000
Type of ICU Medical
Surgical
Medical
Surgical
Cardiothoracic
Medical
Surgical
Medical
Surgical
Cardiothoracic
Medical
Surgical
Neurosurgical
Cardiothoracic
Medical
Surgical
Number of beds 14 36 14 24 40 12
Number of beds per room 1 1 1 1 to 2-4 1 1
Nursing handovers, h 0700–1500–2300 0730–1530–2315 0730–1530–2300 0730–1500–2315 0700–1500–2300 0730–1500–2245
Medical handovers Not in patient rooms 0830–1700–2330 0800–1630–2300 0845–1500–2315 1000–1600–2300 Not in patient rooms