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Abstract
Results of the mandatory Clostridium difficile reporting scheme from all acute NHS trusts in England of cases of CDAD in patients aged 2 years and over.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Quarterly reports by age (<2yrs, 2-64yrs, <65yrs), financial year reports by age (<2yrs, 2-64yrs, <65yrs), annual reports for patients aged 65 years and older.
Variables
Trust code, trust variable, trust type, region, name of NHS trust, trust apportioned, all other cases, total number of cases.
Keywords
C.difficile, monitoring
Identifier Variables
NHS trust
Economic/Subject Categories
Quality measure, Proxies
Area of Health System
Secondary care
Disease Area
Infectious diseases
Data Available
Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Health protection agency
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample
NHS provider trusts
Availability
Health protection agency
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.hpa.org.uk/[…]/1195733750761?p=1179745282408
Contact
hpa.enquiries@hpa.org.uk.