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Table 4 Incidence densities of ventilator-associated pneumonia in neonatal intensive care units stratified by birth weight

From: Ventilator-associated pneumonia in neonates, infants and children

Weight categories Edwards USA 2007[42] Edwards USA 2008[23] Rosenthal INICC 2010[71] Hocevar USA 2012[43] Stover USA 2001[44] Pessoa-Silva Brazil 2004[49] Van der Zwet The Netherlands 2005[8] Geffers Germany 2008[21] Leistner Germany 2013[22]
≤ 750 g 2.5 2.6 11.8 2.4 3.5* 7.0* 19.7* 2.8* 2.3*
751-1000 g 2.2 2.1 9.2 2.1
1001-1500 g 1.4 1.5 8.2 1.3 4.9 9.2 14.7 2.3 1.6
1501-2500 g 1.1 1.0 7.2 0.9 1.1 7.8 5.8 - -
>2500 g 1.2 0.9 6.2 0.7 0.9 8.3 7.4 - -
  1. *Birth weight ≤1000 g.