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Table 2 Descriptive statistics on target units (N = 48 hospitals)

From: Impact of a pulsed xenon disinfection system on hospital onset Clostridioides difficile infections in 48 hospitals over a 5-year period

Year 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
HO-CDI count 587 1054 894 398 150
HO-CDI rate 11.12 9.45 7.63 5.45 3.55
Patient days 525,104 1,115,237 1,172,322 729,967 422,638
PX-UV cycles 33,835 95,115 255,501 252,847 205,342
Rooms disinfected 15,458 39,403 106,692 101,501 71,457
Compliance rate 13.52 17.28 39.78 55.97 64.84
Discharges and transfers 114,354 228,035 268,180 181,339 110,206
No. of observations per year 243 433 503 338 180
  1. HO-CDI Hospital Onset C. difficile, PX-UV Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet