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Table 1 Hospital and clinical characteristics of the patients surveyed

From: Point-prevalence survey of hospital acquired infections in three acute care hospitals in Northern Nigeria

VariableFrequencyPercentage
Median age (IQR)27 (1–93) 
Median length of hospital stay (IQR)8 (1–231) 
Gender
 Male12940.2
 Female18657.9
Surgery since admission9329.0
McCabe score
 Non-fatal22871.0
 Ultimately fatal72.2
 Rapidly fatal319.7
 Unknown196.7
 Missing3611.2
Central catheter present on the survey date92.8
Peripheral catheter present on the survey date17454.2
Urinary catheter present on the survey date4815.0
Intubation on the survey date288.7
Type of Hospital
 Secondary13642.4
 Tertiary18557.6
Specialty
 Pediatric medical3711.5
 Neonatal288.7
 Medical8727.1
 Surgical6921.5
 Obstetrics and gynecology7021.8
 Pediatric surgical309.3