Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Rates of Clostridium difficile

Table 1: Site Specific Rates of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea


January 1 to March 31, 2009
Facility Cases Rate by 1,000 Admissions Rate by 10,000 Patient Days
HSC 3 0.38 0.49
SBH 28 4.66 6.81
VGH 6 5.00 3.27
GH 5 3.18 2.36
CH 2 1.40 Ω 1.27 Ω
SOGH 14 10.17 5.94
RHC 1 3.31 0.75
DLC 2 15.38 1.19
MHC 0 0.00 0.00
Total 61 3.01 Ω 2.73


Ω WRHA data updated Feb. 14, 2012

Key

HSC = Health Sciences Centre
SBGH = St. Boniface 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 2008/2009*** 3.2 Ω 2.9 Ω
Winnipeg (Jan 1 – Mar 31/09) 3.0 Ω 2.7


* 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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