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Table 1 Annual burden of five healthcare associated infections (HAIs), estimated from Australian point prevalence survey data from 2018

From: Burden of five healthcare associated infections in Australia

  Number of HAIs (95% UI) Deaths
(95% UI)
DALYs
(95% UI)
YLL
(95% UI)
YLD
(95% UI)
SSI 44,238
(31,176–63,797)
876
(617–1263)
13,197
(9298–19,001)
12,982
(9149–18,722)
214
(145–317)
UTI 42,408
(25,200–68,735)
729
(259–1772)
16,087
(5939–37,218)
10,983
(3899–26,704)
4879
(1745–11,659)
CDI 5125
(2360–10,740)
262
(13–836)
2757
(241–8655)
2,635
(128–8403)
127
(21–384)
HAP 51,499
(31,343–82,877)
1904
(462–4430)
39,276
(17,608–77,915)
23,245
(5644–54,078)
15,684
(8038–28,817)
BSI 23,979
(15,658–36,245)
3512
(1874–6075)
46,773
(26,205–79,104)
39,665
(21,159–68,610)
6,964
(3660–12,446)
All 170,574
(135,779–213,898)
7583
(4941–11,135)
122,376
(85,136–172,784)
93,322
(61,443–135,722)
28,669
(18,571–43,924)
  1. Numbers inside brackets indicate 95% uncertainty intervals (UI). SSI surgical site infections, UTI urinary tract infections, CDI Clostridioides difficile infection, HAP healthcare acquired pneumonia, BSI bloodstream infection, DALYs disability adjusted life years, YLL years of life lost, YLD years lived with disability