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Table 2 Relative proportion by infection site (number of HAI cases, %), 2013–2017

From: Incidence of healthcare-associated infections in a tertiary hospital in Beijing, China: results from a real-time surveillance system

HAI types 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total
RTI 2014 (45.24) 1866 (44.89) 2158 (42.89) 2178 (43.15) 2015 (43.12) 10231 (43.80)
 VAP 151 (3.00) 186 (3.68) 182 (3.89)
BSI 572 (12.85) 653 (15.71) 784 (15.58) 826 (16.36) 843 (18.04) 3678 (15.74)
 CLABSI 94 (1.87) 106 (2.10) 84 (1.80)
UTI 544 (12.22) 502 (12.08) 653 (12.98) 710 (14.06) 556 (11.9) 2965 (12.69)
 CAUTI 356 (7.08) 404 (8.00) 332 (7.10)
SSI 194 (4.36) 242 (5.82) 551 (10.95) 497 (9.85) 521 (11.15) 2005 (8.58)
GI 340 (7.64) 289 (6.95) 367 (7.29) 391 (7.75) 348 (7.45) 1735 (7.43)
SST 152 (3.41) 137 (3.3) 202 (4.02) 130 (2.58) 119 (2.55) 740 (3.17)
CNS 125 (2.81) 158 (3.8) 11 (0.22) 18 (0.36) 13 (0.28) 325 (1.39)
OCI 61 (1.37) 36 (0.87) 53 (1.05) 39 (0.77) 27 (0.58) 216 (0.92)
REPR 3 (0.07) 4 (0.1) 7 (0.14) 1 (0.02) 2 (0.04) 17 (0.07)
BJ 8 (0.18) 0 1 (0.02) 0 2 (0.04) 11 (0.05)
CVS 0 0 1 (0.02) 1 (0.02) 0 2 (0.01)
Others 439 (9.86) 270 (6.5) 243 (4.83) 257 (5.09) 227 (4.86) 1436 (6.15)
Total 4452 (100) 4157 (100) 5031 (100) 5048 (100) 4673 (100) 23361 (100)
  1. Note: within one admission, 15470 patients with one episode of HAI, 3298 patients with more than one episode of HAI. RTI respiratory tract infection, VAP ventilator-associated pneumonia, BSI bloodstream infection, CLABSI central line-associated bloodstream infection, UTI urinary tract infection, CAUTI catheter-associated urinary tract infection, SSI surgical site infection, GI gastrointestinal infection, SST skin and soft-tissue infection, CNS central nervous system infection, OCI oral cavity infection, REPR Reproductive tract infection, BJ bone and joint infection, CVS cardiovascular system infection. The data (−) were not available