Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Clostridium difficile

Table 1: Site Specific Rates of Clostridium difficile


October 1 to December 31, 2008
Facility Cases Inpatient Admissions Inpatient Days Rate by 1,000 Admissions Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
HSC 16 8,064 60,582 1.98 2.64
SBGH 18 6,023 41,623 2.99 4.32
VGH 4 1,311 17,967 3.05 2.23
GH 10 1,452 21,551 6.89 4.64
CH 0 1,334 Ω 14,927 Ω 0.00 0.00
SOGH 14 1,414 24,985 9.90 5.60
RHC 3 302 13,719 9.93 2.19
DLC 1 134 17,816 7.46 0.56
MHC 0 266 13,543 0.00 0.00
Total 66 20,300 Ω 226,713 Ω 1.72 Ω 1.54 Ω

Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

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 Clostridium difficile Compared to Published Rates


Location Rate per 1,000
Admissions
Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
Canada 1997
(6 week period)*
5.9 Not published
Canada
(Nov 1/04 - Apr 30/05)*
6.0 Not published
Canada
(Jan 1-Apr 30 2007)*
4.7 7.3
Winnipeg 2003** 5.4 6.6
Winnipeg 2004/2005*** 5.2 3.7
Winnipeg 2005/2006*** 6.0 5.2
Winnipeg 2006/2007*** 4.6 4.0
Winnipeg 2007/2008*** 3.0 2.7
Winnipeg
(Apr 1 – June 30/08)
3.0 2.7
Winnipeg
(July 1 – Sept 30/08)
2.7 2.4 Ω
Winnipeg
(October 1 – December 31/08)
1.7 Ω 1.5 Ω


* CNISP

** January 1 to December 31 calendar year

*** April 1 to March 31, fiscal year

Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

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