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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Intensive care unit patients—catheter-associated urinary tract infection

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 14-20a.


2.23 Catheter-associated urinary tract infections among adult intensive care unit patients, United States, 1998-2003.

Data Source

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


Number of indwelling urinary catheter days among intensive care unit patients.


Number of hospital-acquired indwelling urinary catheter-associated urinary tract infections among intensive care unit patients.


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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Intensive care unit patients—ventilator-associated pneumonia. Obstetric trauma—Cesarean delivery.



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