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Table 2 Results of audited items between August 2013 and July 2014.

From: Success of a urinary catheter insertion team in reducing urinary infections in the ICU

  ICU SDU ICU + SDU
Number of patients observed 9571 25,716 35,287
Number of patients with IDC 4752 2370 7122
  % Urinary catheter appropriate 92 86 90
  % Urinary catheter inappropriate 10 16 12
  % Discontinued inappropriate IDC 97 70 85
Number of insertions of IDC audited 803 280 1083
  % Proper techniques for insertion of IDCs 99 95 97
  1. IDC indwelling urinary catheters; SDU step down unit