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Table 3 Nosocomial infection prevalence in premature neonates admitted to a Brazilian NICU in 2014–2015

From: Use of ranitidine is associated with infections in newborns hospitalized in a neonatal intensive care unit: a cohort study

Variable, description Not exposed to Ranitidine Exposed to Ranitidine p-value
n = 185 n = 115
Overall infection, n (%) 49 (26.5) 48 (41.7) 0.006a
Sepsis confirmed, n (%) 7 (3.8) 15 (13.0) 0.003a
Pneumonia, n (%) 10 (5.4) 16 (14.0) 0.01a
Urinary tract infection, n (%) 0 (0.0) 3 (2.6) 0.03b
Fungal infection, n (%) 6 (3.2) 3 (2.6) 0.74b
  1. aChi-Square test
  2. bFisher’s exact test