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Table 1 Dedicated staff by type of facility, subspecialty, and accreditation.

From: United States level I trauma centers are not created equal – a concern for patient safety?

  Trauma Orthopaedic Neurosurgery Plastics
Type of Center
University to: 64% (58) 32% (28) 31% (28) 17% (15)
   Community 63% (20) 28% (9) 25% (8) 6% (2)
Significance NS NS NS NS
   Public 70% (7) 20% (2) 30% (3) 10% (1)
Significance NS NS NS NS
Type of Accreditation
ACS 66% (54) 28% (23) 27% (22) 15% (7)
Government 66% (68) 27% (27) 29% (30) 12% (12)
Significance NS NS NS NS
  1. NS = Not Significant