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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Health-care associated infections rates, length of stay, and bacterial resistance in an intensive care unit of Morocco: Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)

Surveillance Period 11/04 to 04/08
Experience of the infection control practitioner, y 16
Patients studied, n 1.731
Total ICU days, d 11.297
Men, % 52.4
Mean age, y, ± SD 42.4 ± 19.2
Mean ASIS, ± SD 3.9 ± 0.7
Mean APACHE II, ± SD 11.5 ± 8.2
Device use  
   Ventilator days, d 3.2
   Ventilator use, proportion 0.28
   CVC days, d 2.2
   CVC use, proportion 0.19
   Urinary catheter days, d 6.8
   Urinary catheter use, proportion 0.60
  1. ASIS = average severity of illness score; CVC = central venous catheter; ICU = intensive care unit.