Data Table - Overall - Catheter-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections

Catheter-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
October-December 2016 January-March 2017 April-June 2017 July-September 2017 October-December 2017 January-March 2018

UVA CAUTI

0.8 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.9 0.9
Target 1 1 1 1 1 1

Source: National Healthcare Safety Network

Urinary tract infections associated with urinary catheters in patients admitted to UVA Hospital. A lower number is better.

Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) = A rate of lower than 1 indicates fewer infections than predicted for a hospital's patient population.

Measured on a quarterly (three-month) basis. Data as of June 30, 2017.