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Table 3 Incidence rate of CLABSIs and MDROs among the CLABSI groups

From: Duration of central venous catheter placement and central line-associated bloodstream infections after the adoption of prevention bundles: a two-year retrospective study

  2–10 days 11–20 days  > 20 days p–value
No of catheters 904 202 81  
Cath/days 4.585 2.874 2.315  
CLABSI (n = 59) 22 17 20 X2 = 84 p = 0.001
CLABSI, % 2.43% 8.42% 24.69% X2 = 25.9 p = 0.001
CLABSI, incidence rate (per 1,000 cath/days) 4.80 5.92 8.64 ANOVA, F = 7.61 p = 0.007
MDROs (n = 31) 12 11 8 X2 = 29.4 p = 0.001
MDRO, % 1.3% 5.4% 9.9% X2 = 8.05 p = 0.01
MDRO incidence rate (per 1.000 cath/days) 2.62 3.83 3.46 ANOVA, F = 1.05 p = 0.144
  1. p ≤ 0.05 significant