TABLE 2.

Pooled Means of the Distribution of CVC-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates in Hospitals That Report to the NNIS System, January 1992 to June 2001

Type of ICUNumber of ICUsCatheter DaysPooled Mean/1000 Catheter Days
Coronary102252 3254.5
Cardiothoracic64419 6742.9
 Medical135671 6325.9
Medical/surgical
 Major teaching123579 7045.3
 All others180863 7573.8
Neurosurgical47123 7804.7
Nursery, high risk
 ≤1000 g138438 26111.3
 1001–1500 g136213 3516.9
 1501–2500 g132163 6974.0
 >2500 g133231 5733.8
Pediatric74291 8317.6
 Surgical153900 9485.3
 Trauma25116 7097.9
 Respiratory721 2653.4
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