Data Table - Children's - NICU Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare-Associated Infections
2014 2015 2016 2017
UVA NICU 11 17.1 12.4 5.9

Source: UVA Children's

Late nosocomial infections among babies weighing less than 3.3 pounds admitted to the NICU at UVA Children’s.

A lower number is better.

The national average of nosocomial infection prevalence for infants weighing between 1.1 and 3.3 pounds was 15.0 percent between 2000 and 2009 among North American hospitals in the Vermont Oxford Network. This is the most recent data available for this metric. Source: Horbar et al. Pediatrics 2012; 129:1019.

Measured on an annual (one-year) basis.