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Table 1 Epidemiological features of the ICU infection rate, hospital infection rate, clinical multidrug-resistant A. baumannii isolate numbers and IntI1 -containing rate during the 2001 and 2004

From: Tracing the emergence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Taiwanese hospital by evaluating the presence of integron gene intI1

Year Carrying-Int I1 rate MDRAB isolates number ICU infection rate Hospital infection rate
2001 r 0.080 -0.235 -0.586
  p-value 0.805 0.462 0.045
2002 r 0.055 -0.088 -0.228
  p-value 0.864 0.785 0.476
2003 r 0.594 0.041 0.305
  p-value 0.042 0.899 0.334
2004 r -0.086 -0.172 -0.135
  p-value 0.790 0.594 0.675
Overall r 0.168 -0.107 -0.189
  p-value 0.254 0.468 0.199
  1. Notes: r: Spearman’s Correlation Coefficient, MDRAB: Multi-drug resistant A. baumannii.