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Table 1 Pooled infection rates in 137817 patients with stroke

From: Post-stroke infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis

  All studies ICU studies Non-ICU studies
No. of included studies 87 8 79
No. of evaluated patients 137817 871 136946
Infection rates % (95%CI) % (95%CI) % (95%CI)
All infections 30 (24-36) 45% (38-52%) 28% (22-34%)
Pneumonia 10 (9-10) 28% (18-38%) 9% (9-10%)
Urinary tract infection 10 (9-12) 20% (0-40%) 10% (8-11%)
  1. Footnote Table 1: CI denotes confidence interval