Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Descriptive Study of Nosocomial Infections in an Adult Intensive Care Unit in Fiji: 2011-12

Table 1

Characteristics of bacteriologically-confirmed nosocomial infections from an adult intensive care unit 2011-2012.

2011
2012
Total

Age
 15–30 yrs15 (26)14 (25)29
 31–60 yrs30 (52)29 (52)59
 61–100 yrs12 (21)12 (21)24
 Unknown2 (4)2
Sex
 Male38 (66)34 (60)72
 Female19 (33)21 (38)40
 Unknown2 (4)2
Admission status
 Direct admission15 (26)19 (34)34
 Transferred 43 (74)36 (64)79
 Unknown1 (2)1
Length of stay
 1–7 days18 (31)8 (14)26
 8–14 days20 (34)22 (39)42
 15–21 days10 (17)7 (13)17
 22–31 days7 (12)11 (20)18
 31 days and more2 (3)7 (13)9
 Unknown1 (2)1 (2)2
Mechanical Ventilation
 Ventilated57 (98)54 (96)111
 Not ventilated01 (2)1
 Unknown1 (2)1 (2)2
Patient outcomes
 Transferred from ICU35 (60)23 (41)58
 Deceased 16 (28)22 (39)38
 Unknown7 (12)11 (20)18