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Table 2 CLABSI and tip colonization rates among the 3 sites of catheterization

From: Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection and colonization: the impact of insertion site and distribution of multidrug-resistant pathogens

  SC IJ FEM P–value
TOTAL ISOLATES
CLABSI (No) 16 30 13 X2 = 6.53 p = 0.03
 Per 1.000 catheter/days 5.1 3.73 6.93 ANOVA F = 1.06 p = 0.37
Tip colonization (No) 42 59 43 X2 = 38.74, p = 0.000
 Per 1.000 catheter/days 13.39 7.34 22.91 ANOVA F = 6.23 p = 0.009
MDROs
CLABSI (No) 12 12 11 X2 = 16.14, p = 0.000
 Per 1000 catheter/days 3.83 1.49 5.86 ANOVA F = 3.66 p = 0.04
Tip colonization (No) 28 36 24 X2 = 24.59, p = 0.000
 Per 1000 catheter/days 8.93 4.48 12.79 ANOVA F = 3.05 p = 0.06
  1. p≤ 0.05 significant