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Table 1 Participants’ working settings and professional profiles

From: The Global Alliance for Infections in Surgery: defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship—results from an international cross-sectional survey

Characteristics African region
n = 8
Eastern- Mediterranean region n = 13 European region
n = 67
Region of Americas
n = 47
South-East Asia region
n = 8
Western Pacific region n = 15 Total
n = 158
Type of hospital, n (%)
- University hospital 5 (62.5) 6 (46.1) 50 (74.6) 35 (74.5) 6 (75.0) 12 (80.0) 114 (72.1)
- Community teaching hospital 2 (25.0) 3 (23.1) 14 (20.9) 9 (19.1) 1 (12.5) 1 (6.7) 30 (19.0)
- Community hospital 0 2 (15.4) 3 (4.5) 1 (2.1) 1 (12.5) 2 (13.3) 9 (5.7)
- Other 1 (12.5) 2 (15.4) 0 2 (4.3) 0 0 5 (3.2)
Hospital setting, n (%)
- Urban 5 (62.5) 10 (76.9) 65 (97.0) 44 (93.6) 6 (75.0) 14 (93.3) 144 (91.1)
- Suburban 3 (37.5) 3 (23.1) 2 (3.0) 1 (2.1) 2 (25.0) 0 11 (7.0)
- Rural 0 0 0 2 (4.3) 0 1 (6.7) 3 (1.9)
Hospital inpatient beds, n (%)
- ≤100 0 2 (15.4) 3 (4.5) 1 (2.1) 0 0 6 (3.8)
- 101–500 3 (37.5) 5 (38.5) 15 (22.4) 10 (21.3) 2 (25.0) 3 (20.0) 38 (24.1)
- 501–1000 3 (37.5) 5 (38.5) 27 (40.3) 28 (59.6) 3 (37.5) 1 (6.7) 67 (42.4)
- ≥ 1000 2 (25.0) 1 (7.7) 22 (32.8) 8 (17.0) 3 (37.5) 11 (73.3) 47 (29.7)
Profession, n (%)
Epidemiologist 1 (12.5) 0 2 (3.0) 1 (2.1) 0 0 4 (2.5)
Hospital administrator 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical pharmacologist 0 1 (7.7) 0 4 (8.5) 1(12.5) 1 (6.7) 7 (4.4)
Hospital pharmacist 0 0 1 (1.5) 1 (2.1) 1 (12.5) 1 (6.7) 4 (2.5)
Infection control specialist 0 0 1 (1.5) 1 (2.1) 0 0 2 (1.3)
Infectious diseases specialist 0 4 (30.8) 10 (14.9) 10 (21.3) 0 5 (33.3) 29 (18.4)
Intensivist 1 (12.5) 0 5 (7.5) 2 (4.3) 0 1 (6.7) 9 (5.7)
Microbiologist 3 (37.5) 3 (23.1) 1 (1.5) 1 (2.1) 3 (37.5) 0 11 (7.0)
Surgeon 3 (37.5) 5 (38.5) 44 (65.7) 24 (51.1) 3 (37.5) 6 (40.0) 85 (53.8)
Other 0 0 3 (4.5) 3 (6.4) 0 1 (6.7) 7 (4.4)