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An adjusted funnel plot methodology for benchmarking targeted local healthcare associated prevalence surveys

Cairns, S. and Stewart, S. and Allardice, G.M. and Reilly, J. and , Scottish Executive Health Department (Funder) (2009) An adjusted funnel plot methodology for benchmarking targeted local healthcare associated prevalence surveys. Journal of Infection Prevention, 10 (6). pp. 194-196. ISSN 1757-1774

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Abstract

We report the development of a local healthcare associated infection prevalence survey methodology that uses multivariate adjustment and funnel plots to facilitate benchmarking of local survey results against Scottish National HAI Prevalence Survey data. The tool provides robust and consistent results that can be used to inform infection control strategy.

Item type: Article
ID code: 13780
Keywords: healthcare associated infection, epidemiology, modelling, prevalence, adjusted funnel plot methodology , benchmarking, local healthcare , prevalence surveys, Mathematics, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Advanced and Specialised Nursing, Health Policy
Subjects: Science > Mathematics
Science > Microbiology > Immunology
Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Counselling
Depositing user: Mrs Ann Lynch
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2009 14:56
Last modified: 21 May 2015 11:20
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/13780

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