Eliminating CLABSI, A National Patient Safety Imperative: Final Report Companion Guide

Appendix D. Data Interpolation Example

Data Interpolation Example

Table 20. Example of unit data pre and post data interpolation

Original Data

Unit Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8
Unit ABC 3 2   0 1 0 0  
Unit XYZ   1 0   0 1 0 0

Data Post Interpolation

Unit Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8
Unit ABC 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
Unit XYZ 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Page last reviewed January 2013
Internet Citation: Appendix D. Data Interpolation Example. January 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/cusp/clabsi-final-companion/clabsicompapd.html