Table 1

Admission data of patient managed in ICU during different phases of interventions.

Before ICU renovation

(1st quarter 2002 to 1st quarter 2004)

Phase 1

After ICU renovation

(2nd quarter 2004 to 2nd quarter 2006)

Phase 2

P value

(comparison between phase 1 & 2)

Hand hygiene campaign

(3rd quarter 2006 to 2nd quarter 2009)

Phase 3

P value

(comparison between phase 2 & 3)


Total number of patient-days

14973

15501

17693

Total number of admission

3572

3477

5024

Mean number of admission to ICU per quarter (± S.D.)

397 (± 44)

386 (± 53)

0.650

419 (± 27)

0.121


Cheng et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:263   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-263

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