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Table 1 Differences in the CRBSIa rates between the pre- (2001–2003) and post- (2004–2007)b intensivist-led critical care team time frames

From: Intensivist supervision of resident-placed central venous catheters decreases the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections

Year Catheter Days Infections Rate (%)
2001 3065 18 .59
2002 2676 14 .52
2003 2796 14 .50
2004 3321 6 .18
2005 3304 7 .21
2006 3703 5 .14
2007 4005 3 .08
  1. aCatheter-related blood stream infections.
  2. bThe Cochran-Armitage Trend Test indicated significant downward linear trend in the rates (Z = 4.576, p < .0001) for years 2004–2007.