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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.6
Central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care unit patients, 1998-2003
    Infections per 1,000 days use
Population group 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Total 4.9 5 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.5

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

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