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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Central line-associated bloodstream infection in infants weighing 1,000 grams or less at birth in intensive care

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 14-20d.

Table

2.7 Central line-associated bloodstream infections in infants weighing <1,000 grams at birth, in intensive care, 1998-2003.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance (NNIS) System.

Denominator

The number of central line days among infants with a birth weight of 1,000 grams or less from participating hospitals.

Numerator

Number of hospital-onset central line-associated bloodstream infections among infants with a birth weight of 1,000 grams or less.

Comments

Data may not be representative of all U.S. hospitals. For each year of data collection, not all participating hospitals are represented.

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Complications of anesthesia. Central line-associated bloodstream infection in intensive care unit patients.

 

 

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