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Table 1 Admission data of patient managed in ICU during different phases of interventions.

From: Sequential introduction of single room isolation and hand hygiene campaign in the control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in intensive care unit

  Before ICU renovation
(1st quarter 2002 to 1st quarter 2004)
Phase 1
After ICU renovation
(2nd quarter 2004 to 2nd quarter 2006)
Phase 2
P value
(comparison between phase 1 & 2)
Hand hygiene campaign
(3rd quarter 2006 to 2nd quarter 2009)
Phase 3
P value
(comparison between phase 2 & 3)
Total number of patient-days 14973 15501   17693  
Total number of admission 3572 3477   5024  
Mean number of admission to ICU per quarter (± S.D.) 397 (± 44) 386 (± 53) 0.650 419 (± 27) 0.121