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Table 3 Mean (median) length of stay by Intensive Care Unit (days)

From: Hospital costs of central line-associated bloodstream infections and cost-effectiveness of closed vs. open infusion containers. The case of Intensive Care Units in Italy

Intensive Care Unit Cases (N = 43) Controls (N = 97) Difference in means (days) P value*
UCC 11.25 7.40 4.21 0.19
(n = 14, 4 cases) (9.50) (7.50)   
TIPO 11.66 5.53 6.13 <0.001
(n = 38, 12 cases) (10.50) (5.00)   
ID 21.58 12.13 9.45 0.002
(n = 34, 12 cases) (20.00) (9.50)   
RIA 20.33 8.84 11.09 <0.001
(n = 54, 15 cases) (20.00) (8.00)   
Overall 17.41 8.55 8.46 <0.001
  1. *Mann Whitney test