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Table 4 Comparison of length of stay in CICU and hospital of patients with and without surgical site infections

From: Surgical site infection after delayed sternal closure in neonates with congenital heart disease: retrospective case-control study

  Surgical site infection F t P value
No (n = 141) Yes (n = 47)
CICU length of stay (d) 7.43 ± 1.451 11.64 ± 2.574 21.970 −10.651 0.000
Hospital length of stay (d) 16.87 ± 1.605 22.26 ± 4.341 97.067 −8.325 0.000
  1. CICU cardiac intensive care unit, P < 0.05, two independent samples t-test