Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Table 3: Site Specific Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus


October 1 to December 31, 2008
Facility Cases Inpatient Admissions Inpatient Days Rate by 1,000 Admissions Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
HSC 43 8,064 60,582 5.33 7.10
SBGH 13 6,023 41,623 2.16 3.12
VGH 7 1,311 17,967 5.34 3.90
GH 3 1,452 21,551 2.07 1.39
CH 5 1,334 Ω 14,927 Ω 3.75 Ω 3.35 Ω
SOGH 8 1,414 24,985 5.66 3.20
RHC 1 302 13,719 3.31 0.73
DLC 3 134 17,816 22.39 1.68
MHC 0 266 13,543 0.00 0.00
Total 83 20,300 Ω 226,713 Ω 3.89 Ω 3.48 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 4:  Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Rates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Compared to Published Rates


Location Rate per 1,000
Admissions
Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
Canada 1995* 0.5 0.4
Canada 1996* 1.1 0.8
Canada 1997* 1.7 1.2
Canada 1998* 2.5 2.3
Canada 1999* 4.1 2.6
Canada 2000* 3.9 3.4
Canada 2001* 4.5 2.3
Canada 2002* 4.8 2.8
Canada 2003* 5.1 2.7
Canada 2004* Not published 3.7
Canada 2005* Not published 4.8
Canada 2006* Not published 6.3
Winnipeg 2003** 3.5 6.6
Winnipeg 2004/2005*** 3.2 3.7
Winnipeg 2005/2006*** 2.9 2.5
Winnipeg 2006/2007*** 2.8 2.4
Winnipeg 2007/2008*** 3.5 3.0
Winnipeg
(Apr 1 – June 30/08)
2.1 2.0
Winnipeg
(July 1 – Sept 30/08)
3.1 2.8
Winnipeg
(October 1 – December 31/08)
3.9 Ω 3.5 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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