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Table 1 Percentages of inpatients with hospital-acquired infections and community-acquired infections among all inpatients from 2018 to 2020

From: Effect of the “Normalized Epidemic Prevention and Control Requirements” on hospital-acquired and community-acquired infections in China

Year Hospital-acquired infections (%) Community-acquired infections (%)
2018 1.64% (1024/62,625) 2.66% (1664/62,625)
2019 1.56% (1112/71,190) 3.18% (2266/71,190)
2020 1.82% (1077/59,167) 3.33% (1972/59,167)
χ2 13.666 52.791
P 0.001  < 0.001
  1. Numbers in parentheses indicate infected inpatients/total inpatients
  2. Bold values mean P values are significant