Table 1.

Characteristics of facilities reporting to Dialysis Event Surveillance, National Healthcare Safety Network, 2014

CharacteristicsN
No. of facilities reporting6005
Ownership, n (%)
 Profit5142 (86)
 Nonprofit813 (14)
 Government50 (1)
Part of a dialysis chain, n (%)5392 (90)
Location, n (%)
 Freestanding clinic5429 (90)
 Hospital-based clinic356 (6)
 Freestanding clinic owned by hospital220 (4)
No. of stations, median (IQR)17 (12–23)
No. of patients treated, median (IQR)59 (34–90)
No. of facilities reporting all 12 mo, n (%)5682 (95)
No of facilities reporting 6 mo or less, n (%)124 (2)
  • IQR, interquartile range.