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Table 1 Characteristics of 48 initially enrolled hospitals

From: The German Quality Network Sepsis: study protocol for the evaluation of a quality collaborative on decreasing sepsis-related mortality in a quasi-experimental difference-in-differences design

Characteristic n (%)
Level of care
 Primary or secondary level 29 (60%)
 Tertiary level 19 (40%)
Academic status
 Non-university hospital 39 (81%)
 University hospital 9 (19%)
Number of beds
 ≤ 400 15 (31%)
 401–900 17 (35%)
 901–1200 8 (17%)
 > 1200 8 (17%)
  1. Forty-eight hospitals, which were enrolled at the beginning of the intervention phase (March 2016), will be used for the evaluation of the intervention effect of the start-up period