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Table 3 Active research programs by 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: 89% (80) 70% (62) 72% (65) 42% (38)
   Community 88% (28) 53% (17) 48% (15) 19% (6)
Significance NS NS p < 0.05 p < 0.05
   Public 100% (10) 60% (6) 70% (7) 30% (3)
Significance NS NS NS NS
Type of Accreditation
ACS 96% (79) 71% (58) 66% (54) 33% (27)
Government 86% (89) 60% (61) 64% (65) 34% (35)
Significance NS p < 0.05 NS NS
  1. NS = Not Significant