Table 1

Units’ physical and human resources averaged by World Bank Country income group

World Bank income groupGeneralEquipmentAverage number of patientsHealthcare providers
BedsAreaVentilatorsResuscitationPer dayPer weekCritical care doctorsNursesRespiratory therapists
nm2nPer bednPer bedn% beds in usenPatients/bed per weekn# beds per doctorn#beds per nursen# beds per therapist
HIC19.5965.014.21.004.10.3015.273.468.72.012.53.014.01.62.55.0
UMIC10.9329.012.11.095.00.4710.890.023.21.97.92.64.62.61.23.4
LMIC+LIC9.1166.06.90.814.90.697.380.220.31.97.41.64.62.20.62.6
  • HIC, high-income countries; LIC+LMIC, lower income countries and lower-middle income countries; UMIC, upper-middle income countries.