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Table 2 Baseline data

From: An educational program for decreasing catheter-related bloodstream infections in intensive care units: a pre- and post-intervention observational study

Study period (year) N No. of infections Patient ICU-days No. of infections per 1000 patient ICU-days Incidence-rate ratio P value
Baseline (2009) 176 4 1171 3.4 1  
Begin implementation (2010) 172 0 1189 0 -  
After implementation
 1 year (2011) 195 0 1157 0 - 0.0497
 2 years (2012) 191 1 1722 0.58 0.11 0.1985
 3 years (2013) 171 1 1438 0.7 0.14 0.3716
 4 years (2014) 207 1 1598 0.68 0.13 0.1845
  1. P value < 0.05 was considered statistically significant
  2. Abbreviation; ICU intensive care unit