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Table 5 Mean prevalence of the most prevalent MDROs divided by level of care

From: Epidemiology of multidrug resistant bacterial organisms and Clostridium difficile in German hospitals in 2014: Results from a nationwide one-day point prevalence of 329 German hospitals

Level of care MRSA VRE 3MRGN-EC 3MRGN-KS CD
n [95 % CI]* n [95 % CI]* n [95 % CI]* n [95 % CI]* n [95 % CI]*
Tertiary 331 1.75 [1.40-2.11] 128 0.64 [0.33-0.94] 202 1.13 [0.86-1.41] 74 0.32 [0.21-0.43] 189 0.90[0.68-1.12]
Secondary 271 1.61 [1.16-2.07] 42 0.44 [-0.03-0.90] 132 1.10 [0.57-1.64] 56 0.43 [0.18-0.69] 107 0.86 [0.38-1.35]
Primary 564 1.62 [1.40-1.85] 37 0.10 [0.05-0.14] 189 0.53 [0.43-0.63] 40 0.12 [0.07-0.17] 210 0.65 [0.53-0.78]
Total 1166 1.64 [1.46-1.82] 207 0.25 [0.13-0.37] 523 0.75 [0.60-0.89] 170 0.22 [0.15-0.29] 506 0.74 [0.60-0.88]
  1. * 95 % confidence interval