TABLE 1

Hospital Characteristics

Hospital Characteristics (n = 239)n (%)
Hospital type
 Freestanding42 (17.5)
 Integrated197 (82.4)
Hospital size
 Small, <150 beds121 (50.6)
 Large, >150 beds82 (34.3)
 Size not specified36 (15.1)
Magnet status
 Magnet95 (40)
 Nonmagnet144 (60)
Category of restriction
 Category 1, 2 visitors12 (5.02)
 Category 2, 2 parents and/or caregivers63 (26.4)
 Category 3, 1 parent and/or caregiver116 (48.5)
 Category 4, 1 designated parent13 (5.4)
 Category 5, no visitors7 (2.9)
 Data not available or guidelines not posted on Web site28 (11.7)
Temporal restrictions
 No overnight stays2 (0.8)
 1 parent per day13 (5.4)
 Limited visiting hours4 (1.6)
Minors and siblings
 Minors not allowed62 (26)
 Minors of specified age could visit23 (9.6)
 No language about minors or siblings154 (64)
Updated categorization of visitor guidelines (n = 55)
 Same category33 (60)
 Less restrictive20 (36.4)
 More restrictive2 (3.6)