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Table 4 Comparison of Prevalence of Healthcare Associated Infections in CNISP Hospitals in 2002 and 2009

From: Assessing the magnitude and trends in hospital acquired infections in Canadian hospitals through sequential point prevalence surveys

  2002 2009 P value
Participating Hospitals 25 49  
Surveyed patients 6747 9953  
Prevalencea 111 124 p <0.0001
Urinary tract 3.0 % 4.3 % p <0.0001
Surgical site 2.3 % 2.3 % p > 0.05
Pneumonia 2.9 % 2.7 % p <0.0001
Blood stream 1.8 % 1.7 % p <0.0001
Clostridium difficile 0.8 % 1.2 % p <0.0001
  1. aper 1000 survey patients