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Table 3 Duration of catheter stay, age of patients and gender proportions 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

  N Mean Std. Deviation 95% confidence interval P-value
CLABSIs
Duration     Lower Bound Upper Bound  
 FEM 13 15.23 16.13 5.48 24.98 0,77
 IJ 30 15.73 8.31 12.63 18.84
 SC 16 17.81 10.1 12.43 23.19
Age
 FEM 13 58.23 21.71 45.11 71.35 0.001
 IJ 30 61.73 16.75 55.48 67.99
 SC 16 40.06 16.24 31.41 48.72
TIP COLONIZATION
Duration
 FEM 43 11.42 11.1 8.00 14.84 0.002
 IJ 59 12.85 7.84 10.80 14,89
 SC 42 18.43 9.56 15.45 21.41
Age
 FEM 43 56.74 19.70 50.68 62.81 0.002
 IJ 59 57.61 16.45 53.32 61.9
 SC 42 45.79 15.85 40.85 50.73
MDROs in CLABSI
Duration
 FEM 11 14.4 15.43 3.36 25.44 0.83
 IJ 12 13.67 7.59 8.84 18.49
 SC 12 16.56 8.6 9.94 23.17
Age
 FEM 11 57.7 21.84 42.07 73.33 0.14
 IJ 12 64.08 16.53 53.57 74.59
 SC 12 47.44 16.4 34.84 60.05
Gender    SC n (%) IJ n (%) FEM n (%) P-value
CLABSI
Male    11 (26.8) 15 (36.6) 15 (36.6) 0.004
Female    2 (11.1) 15 (83.3) 1 (5.6)
Tip Colonization
Male    31 (31.3) 36 (36.4) 32 (32.2) 0.23
Female    12 (26.7) 23 (51.1) 10 (22.2)
  1. n number; p≤ 0.05 significant