TABLE 1

Characteristics of Sites From Which Interview Respondents Were Sampled

Site AHMO-affiliated general hospital with pediatric wards and NICU
37 beds
Western United States
1 FT specialist, 2 PID hospitalists
Site BChildren’s hospital within an adult hospital
87 beds
Eastern United States
4 FT PID specialists
Fellowship program
Site CFreestanding children’s hospital
516 beds
Mid-Atlantic United States
12 FT PID specialists
Fellowship program
Site DFreestanding children’s hospital
350 beds
Southern United States
4 FT PID specialists
Fellowship program
Site EChildren’s hospital within an adult hospital
112 beds
Midwestern United States
2 FT PID specialists
  • FT, full-time; HMO, Health Maintenance Organization.