TABLE 1

Basic information of 25 participating tertiary hospitals, CRE cases, and incidence estimates by site in 2015

RegionHospitalNo. of bedsAnnual no. of dischargesBed occupancyPatient-daysaNo. of CRE casesbIncidence rate/10,000 dischargescIncidence rate/100,000 patient-days
BeijingBJ-11,85771,8750.92623,580.6243.343.86
BJ-21,41562,4010.96495,816254.005.03
BJ-31,77063,3350.95613,747.5203.163.25
Beijing total5,042197,6110.94d1,729,910.2693.493.97
ChongqingCQ-192424,1460.8269,80831.241.12
CQ-21,34659,6351.17574,809.371.171.22
Chongqing total2,27083,7810.98d811,979101.191.23
FujianFJ-11,44554,6961.04548,52210.180.18
FJ-21,90074,1650.99686,565496.617.10
Fujian total3,345128,8611.02d1,245,343.5503.884.02
GuangdongGD-12,45888,5820.89798,481.3151.691.88
GD-21,32946,5580.89431,725.740.860.93
GD-31,20053,7761.06464,28010.190.22
Guangdong total4,987188,9160.95d1,729,242.25201.061.16
HenanHN-193926,5820.83284,470.110.380.35
HN-22,01243,3401.32969,381.6388.773.91
Henan total2,95169,9221.08d1,163,284.2395.583.36
HebeiHB-11,69350,9150.98605,586.1214.123.46
HeilongjiangHLJ-12,00085,0361.22890,600111.291.24
HunanHUN-12,62580,3880.86823,987.5404.984.85
Inner MongoliaNMG-11,45547,0780.90477,967.520.420.42
JiangsuJS-14,378176,9681.151,837,665.526514.9714.38
NingxiaNX-11,01226,4760.88325,054.431.130.93
QinghaiQH-11,80059,5980.96630,72020.340.32
ShanghaiSH-12,07798,7841.02773,267.1545.477.00
ShandongSD-11,62844,8740.84499,144.840.890.80
SD-21,20064,8331.10481,80071.081.45
SD-372628,0821.05278,239.5196.776.81
SD-43,555136,1901.021,323,526.5292.132.19
SD-52,38193,2551.00869,065192.042.20
Shandong total9,490367,2341.00d3,463,850782.122.25
Total45,1251,661,5680.9916,305,918.86644.004.05
  • a The total number of patient days was calculated as average bed occupancy × number of beds × 365.

  • b CRE cases were defined as the first CRE isolate from a patient during hospitalization that met the surveillance definition.

  • c The number of discharges per hospital for the year 2015, including the number who died.

  • d Average bed occupancy.