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Table 6 Reclassification of hospital levels for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection risk-adjustment in public hospitals in Queensland, Australia

From: Improved hospital-level risk adjustment for surveillance of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections: a retrospective cohort study

Hospital ID MRSA risk score Reclassified level Original level Acute Renal Dialysis
(Coeff 1.02)
Cardiac Surgery
(Coeff .46)
Infectious Diseases
(Coeff 1.14)
Plastic Surgery
(Coeff -.73)
1 2.2 1 2 Yes No Yes No
13 1.9 1 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
7 1.9 1 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
10 1.4 1 1 Yes No Yes Yes
2 1.4 1 2 Yes No Yes Yes
12 1.0 2 2 Yes No No No
9 1.0 2 2 Yes No No No
14 1.0 2 3 Yes No No No
17 1.0 2 3 Yes No No No
8 0.5 2 1 No Yes No No
5 0.4 2 1 No No Yes Yes
6 0.3 2 2 Yes No No Yes
19 0 3 2 No No No No
4 0 3 1 No No No No
15 0 3 3 No No No No
16 0 3 3 No No No No
20 0 3 3 No No No No
21 0 3 3 No No No No
23 0 3 2 No No No No
18 0 3 2 No No No No
24 0 3 3 No No No No
  1. Yes = Medical service available
  2. No = Medical service not available
  3. Reclassification is based on risk scores derived from the medical services provided and coefficients from logistic regression models of the relationship between each medical service and the monthly occurrence of infection in each hospital.