Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Clostridium difficile

Table 1: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Site Specific Rates of Healthcare Associated Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea


July 1 - September 30, 2008

Facility
Cases Rate per 1,000 Admissions
Apr 1 -
Jun 30/08
July 1 -
Sept 30/08
Apr 1 -
Jun 30/08
July 1 -
Sept 30/08
HSC 14 9 1.72 1.08
SBGH 24 18 3.93 2.91
VGH 6 5 4.55 4.31
GH 9 16 5.73 10.50
CH 3 1 2.27 0.80 Ω
SOGH 6 5 4.18 3.67
RHC 0 1 0.00 3.51
DLC 0 0 0.00 0.00
MHC 0 0 0.00 0.00
Total 62 55 3.01 2.69 Ω

Healthcare-associated cases include cases acquired in the hospital.

Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

Rate per 1,000 Admissions: # healthcare-associated cases

# of admission
X 1,000

Key

HSC = Health Sciences Centre
SBGH = St. Boniface General Hospital
VGH = Victoria General Hospital
GH = Grace Hospital
CH = Concordia Hospital

SOGH = Seven Oaks General Hospital
RHC = Riverview Health Centre
DLC = Deer Lodge Centre
MHC = Misericordia Health Centre

Table 2:  Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Rates of Healthcare Associated Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea Compared to Published Rates


Location Rate per 1,000
Admissions
Canada 1997
(6 week period)*
5.9
Canada
(Nov 1/04 - Apr 30/05)*
6.0
Canada
(Jan 1-Apr 30 2007)*
4.7
Winnipeg 2003** 5.4
Winnipeg 2004/2005*** 5.2
Winnipeg 2005/2006*** 6.0
Winnipeg 2006/2007*** 4.6
Winnipeg 2007/2008*** 3.0
Winnipeg
(Apr 1 – June 30/08)
3.0
Winnipeg
(July 1 – Sept 30/08)
2.7

* CNISP

** January 1 to December 31 calendar year

*** April 1 to March 31, fiscal year

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