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Table 4

Comparison of nurse staffing of Germany with various European countries and the US according to [65].

Country Number of patients per nurse (examined plus assistants in nursing) Number of patients per examined nurse
Germany 10.5 13.0
Belgium 7.9 10.7
Poland 7.2 10.5
Spain 6.8 12.6
Greece 6.2 10.2
Finland 5.3 8.3
Ireland 5.0 6.9
Netherland 5.0 7.0
Switzerland 5.0 7.9
Sweden 4.2 7.7
Norway 3.3 5.4
US 3.6 5.3

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