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Healthcare-Associated Infections

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Baseline: 1.00 Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR) was reported in 2006–08
Target: 0.25 SIR or 75 percent reduction
Target-Setting Method: Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Data Sources:
National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), CDC/NCEZID
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 14-20b.
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Baseline: 27.08 infections per 100,000 persons were reported in 2007–08
Target: 6.56 infections per 100,000 persons or 75 percent reduction
Target-Setting Method: Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Data Sources:
Active Bacterial Core Surveillance (ABCS), CDC/NCIRD
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