Skip to main content

Table 3 Distribution of HAI based on patient’s specialty

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

HAIPrevalence among survey patientsPrevalence among all HAIPrevalence N (%)
Pediatric medicalNeonatalMedicalSurgicalObstetrics and gynecologyPediatric surgical
BSI19 (5.9)19 (38.0)15 (100.0)1 (11.1)1 (14.3)2 (22.2)
SSI16 (5.0)16 (32.0)4 (50.0)6 (85.7)6 (66.7)
Pneumonia6 (1.9)6 (12.0)4 (44.4)2 (25.0)
GI5 (1.6)5 (10.0)2 (22.2)2 (25.0)1 (11.1)
EENTI2 (0.6)3 (6.0)2 (100.0)0 (0.0)1 (11.1)
SSTI1 (0.3)1 (2.0)1 (11.1)
  1. BSI Bloodstream infection, SSI Surgical Site Infections, GI Gastrointestinal infection, EENTI Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Infection, SSTI Skin and Soft Tissue Infection