AHRQ Study Examines Ways to Greatly Reduce Presence of C. diff in Hospital Rooms

Electronic Newsletter, Issue 385
AHRQ's Electronic Newsletter summarizes Agency research and programmatic activities.
June 24, 2013

AHRQ Stats

Births by Cesarean section increased by 82 percent between 1997 and 2010, while births of babies by normal delivery decreased 56 percent among women ages 18 to 44. (Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #148, Most Frequent Conditions in U.S. Hospitals, 2010.)

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Internet Citation: AHRQ Study Examines Ways to Greatly Reduce Presence of C. diff in Hospital Rooms. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsletters/e-newsletter/385.html