Table 1.

Pediatric Inpatient Care in Washington State Rural Hospitals

Rural Hospital Characteristics (n = 43)
 No. of hospitals with pediatricians14
 No. of hospitals with family practitioners,
 no pediatricians
27
 No. of hospitals without family practitioners or
 pediatricians
2
 Average no. of beds41
 Average no. of admissions403
 Average rural hospital catchment
 area population
18 100