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Table 1 Patient characteristics. Data is showed as numerical values, percentage values, median values (IQR), 95% CI

From: Device associated –health care associated infections monitoring, prevention and cost assessment at intensive care unit of University Hospital in Poland (2015–2017)

Total number of patients, n 1353
Female, n(%) 549(40.56)
Male, n(%) 804(59.44)
Age years, (%)
 79–91 17.48
 65–78 32.03
 52–64 23.9
 39–51 10.63
Medical patients, n(%) 566(41.82)
Surgical patients, n(%) 787(57.9)
Total patient-days, n 14,700
Total mechanical ventilation –days, n 11,310
DU-R mechanical ventilation, (%) 76.41
Total urinary catheter days, n 13,039
DU-R urinary catheter, (%) 88.75
Total central vascular catheter days, n 14,198
DU-R central vascular catheter, (%) 96.74
Total number died, n(%) 453 (33.5)
LOS in ICU-days, n (IQR) 7(3–15),95% CI(11.13–12.65)
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval range; DU-R device utilization ratio; ICU intensive care unit; IQR interquartile range; LOS length of stay