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Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative

Figure 5: CLABSI Rates Over Time

Figure 5: CLABSI Rates Over Time

Figure 5 illustrates the changes in mean and median CLABSI rates across the four reporting periods. The mean rate at baseline was 1.8 CLABSIs, and it steadily declined through the four reporting periods to slightly less than 1.2 CLABSIs. The median CLABSI rate was 1.2 at baseline and declined to zero during the four reporting periods.

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative: Figure 5: CLABSI Rates Over Time. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/cusp/using-cusp-prevention/onthecusprpt/cuspfig5.html