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Table 4 Burden of CDI in the elderly in 2009 in the different databases, including all episodes of CDI

From: The burden of clostridium difficile infection: estimates of the incidence of CDI from U.S. Administrative databases

Adults < 65 Years Lab/Rx SID Premier NIS
 Rate of CDI/100,000 person-years 66.0 37.5a N/A N/A
 Rate of hospital onset CDI/10,000 pt. days 1.1 5.7 5.4 6.9
 Prevalence of CDI at admission/1,000 hospitalizations N/A 1.5 1.9 2.0
 Rate of healthcare facility-associated CDI/10,000 pt. days 2.1 N/A N/A N/A
Elderly Medicare SID Premier NIS
 Rate of CDI/100,000 person-years 677 383b N/A N/A
 Rate of hospital onset CDI/10,000 pt. days 9.8 15.9 11.6 15.5
 Prevalence of CDI at admission/1,000 hospitalizations 5.4 4.7 6.3 6.2
 Rate of healthcare facility-associated CDI/10,000 pt. days 12.5 N/A N/A N/A
  1. arate/100,000 persons in 7 states aged 18–64 years
  2. brate/100,000 persons in 7 states aged > = 65 years