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Table 2 Change in incidence density of ICU onset infection due to MRSA and ESBL-producing organisms from interrupted time-series with segmented regression analysis during the entire study duration.

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

Period comparison ICU MRSA infection ICU onset infection due to ESBL-producing organisms
Phase 2 vs Phase 1   
   Level change 1.188 (p = 0.252) 3.541 (p = 0.091)
   Trend change 0.161 (p = 0.415) -0.135 (p = 0.727)
Phase 3 vs Phase 2   
   Level change 0.290 (p = 0.757) 1.052 (p = 0.570)
   Trend change 0.173 (p = 0.300) 0.547 (p = 0.103)
Post-SARS vs Pre-SARS*   
   Level change -3.337 (p < 0.001) -1.560 (p = 0.413)
   Trend change -0.658 (p = 0.021) -0.022 (p = 0.975)
  1. Note. SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome
  2. * Pre-SARS period is defined as the time between 2002 1Q to 2003 1Q and post-SARS period is defined as the time between 2003 2Q to 2009 2Q