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Table 2 Characteristic of the MipACs across institutional locations and geographical regions

From: Nursing competence in municipal in-patient acute care in Norway: a cross-sectional study

  Institutional localisations Geographical regions
Nursing homes (n = 141) OMS (n = 16) HH/LMC (n = 26) Others (n = 24) Northern Norway (n = 56) Central Norway (n = 42) Western Norway (n = 32) South- Eastern Norway (n = 77) All regions (n = 207)
MipACs characteristics n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
MipAC whit intermunicipal cooperation (n = 207) 26 (18.4) 11 (64.7) 18 (69.2) 12 (50) 10 (17.9) 14 (33.3) 10 (31.3) 33 (42.9) 67 (32.4)
Two or more MipAC beds (n = 205) 55 (39) 15 (88.2) 25 (96.2) 18 (75) 22 (40) 15 (36.6) 18 (56.3) 58 (75.3) 113 (55.1)
Organisation (n = 205)
 Separate MipAC unit 2 (1.4) 5 (31.3) 5 (19.2) 4 (16.7) 1 (1.8) 3 (7.1) 3 (9.4) 9 (11.7) 16 (7.8)
 Short-term care units 43 (30.9) 11 (68.8) 20 (76.9) 15 (62.5) 20 (33.9) 10 (23.8) 18 (56.3) 42 (54.5) 89 (43.4)
 Long- term care units 94 (67.6) 0 (0) 1 (3.8) 5 (20.8) 35 (64.3) 28 (66.7) 11 (34.4) 25 (32.5) 101 (48.8)
  Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR) Md (IQR)
Counts of MipAC beds 1 (1–2) (n = 139) 5.5 (4–15.2) 5 (3.7–9.2) 2 (1.2–4.7) 2 (1–2) 2 (1–2.5) 2 (1–4) 3 (1.8–5) 2 (1–4)
Physician contracted to be present, hours per week (n = 203) 7.0 (3–19) (n = 138) 33.7 (10–165) 37.5 (22.7–45.6) 21.0 (1–52) n = 23 6.5 (0.5–20.5) 7.2 (2.3–33.8) 18 (5–37.5) 16.4 (6–40) 10 (4–35.5)