Table 3

Outcome indicators in the different phases of the study

Phase IPhase IIPhase III
Total central line insertions observed336351
Total central line days187450392
Total no of patient-days100218341874
LONS/1000 patient-days126.956.8
Total CLABSI episodes344
CLABSI rate/1000 central line days16.048.810.2
% of LONS accounted by CLABSI25%31%31%
CLABSI/1000 patient-days2.992.172.13
Mortality rate/1000 patient-days7.46.258.3
  • CLABSI, central line associated bloodstream infection; LONS, late-onset neonatal sepsis.