Improving the Measurement of Surgical Site Infection Risk Stratification/Outcome Detection

Exhibit 26. Number of SSIs per procedure and data site

Surgery Procedure
Year and Data Site AP CA HE TH TK Total
2007            
   DH     1 2 3 6
   IH         9 9
   VA   0 0 0 0 0
   Vail     0 1 0 1
2008            
   DH     3 0 3 8
   IH 14 17 22 19 36 108
   VA   3 2 2 0 7
   Vail     0 0 0 0
2009            
   DH     3 2 1 6
   IH 15 15 7 16 29 82
   VA   0 1 0 1 2
   Vail     2 0 2 4
Total            
   DH     7 4 7 18
   IH 29 32 29 35 65 190
   VA   3 3 2 1 9
   Vail     2 1 2 5
All Sites 29 35 41 42 75 222

DH = Denver Health; IH = Intermountain Healthcare; VA =Salt Lake City VA Vail = Vail Valley Medical Center; AP = Appendectomy; CA = CABG; HE = Herniorrhaphy; TH = Total Hip Arthroplasty; TK = Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Exhibit 26. Number of SSIs per procedure and data site. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ssi/ssiexh26.html