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Table 2 Comparison of prevalence of nosocomial infection among departments

From: Changes in prevalence of nosocomial infection pre- and post-COVID-19 pandemic from a tertiary Hospital in China

Dept. Pre- COVID-19 Post- COVID-19 P
Hematological 5.29%(316/5975) 3.66%(230/6281) 0.000
ICU 5.03%(33/656) 6.20%(31/500) 0.389
GI 4.51%(65/1440) 0.99%(12/1216) 0.000
Neonatal 3.11%(73/2349) 1.75%(30/1714) 0.007
Neurological 2.82%(80/2832) 1.17%(27/2315) 0.000
Respiratory 2.53%(140/5540) 0.51%(20/3956) 0.000
Kidney 2.53%(53/2099) 1.56%(25/1599) 0.044
Cardiological 2.31%(38/1648) 1.06%(16/1506) 0.007
ID 1.93%(71/3676) 0.57%(12/2112) 0.000
Surgery 1.17%(134/11429) 0.72%(73/10122) 0.001
Endocrine 0.79%(18/2270) 0.15%(5/3324) 0.000
  1. Dept. department, ICU intensive care unit, GI gastrointestinal department, ID inflectional disease department