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Table 1 International comparison of the ratio of physicians to patients and the number of ICU beds

From: End-of-life considerations in the ICU in Japan: ethical and legal perspectives

Country Ratio of physicians to patients (per 1,000 population)[2] Number of ICU beds (per 100,000 population)[4, 5]
Germany 3.7 24.6
France 3.3 9.3
England 2.7 3.3
USA 2.4 20
Canada 2.4 13.5
Japan 2.2 4 to 5