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Table 2.25: Ventilator-associated pneumonia in infants weighing lower than 1,000 grams at birth in intensive care, United States, 1998-2002

Population group Infections per 1,000 days use
2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Total 3.1 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System.


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