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Statistics by Country for Nosocomial infections

Incidence (annual) of Nosocomial infections:

estimated 2 million cases annually or about 10% of American hospital patients (CDC/NNIS 1992)

Incidence Rate for Nosocomial infections: approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA [about data] Extrapolation of Incidence Rate for Nosocomial infections to Countries and Regions: WARNING! EXTRAPOLATION ONLY. NOT BASED ON COUNTRY-SPECIFIC DATA SOURCES. The following table attempts to extrapolate the above incidence rate for Nosocomial infections to the populations of various countries and regions. As discussed above, these incidence extrapolations for Nosocomial infections are only estimates and may have very limited relevance to the actual incidence of Nosocomial infections in any region:

Country/Region Extrapolated Incidence Population Estimated Used
Nosocomial infections in North America (Extrapolated Statistics)
USA 2,159,230 293,655,4051
Canada 239,028 WARNING! (Details) 32,507,8742
Mexico 771,761 WARNING! (Details) 104,959,5942
Nosocomial infections in Central America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belize 2,006 WARNING! (Details) 272,9452
Guatemala 105,004 WARNING! (Details) 14,280,5962
Nicaragua 39,409 WARNING! (Details) 5,359,7592
Nosocomial infections in Caribbean (Extrapolated Statistics)
Puerto Rico 28,661 WARNING! (Details) 3,897,9602
Nosocomial infections in South America (Extrapolated Statistics)
Brazil 1,353,684 WARNING! (Details) 184,101,1092
Chile 116,352 WARNING! (Details) 15,823,9572
Colombia 311,108 WARNING! (Details) 42,310,7752
Paraguay 45,524 WARNING! (Details) 6,191,3682
Peru 202,531 WARNING! (Details) 27,544,3052
Venezuela 183,951 WARNING! (Details) 25,017,3872
Nosocomial infections in Northern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Denmark 39,804 WARNING! (Details) 5,413,3922
Finland 38,341 WARNING! (Details) 5,214,5122
Iceland 2,161 WARNING! (Details) 293,9662
Sweden 66,076 WARNING! (Details) 8,986,4002
Nosocomial infections in Western Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Britain (United Kingdom) 443,166 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,708 for UK2
Belgium 76,090 WARNING! (Details) 10,348,2762
France 444,295 WARNING! (Details) 60,424,2132
Ireland 29,187 WARNING! (Details) 3,969,5582
Luxembourg 3,402 WARNING! (Details) 462,6902
Monaco 237 WARNING! (Details) 32,2702
Netherlands (Holland) 119,986 WARNING! (Details) 16,318,1992
United Kingdom 443,166 WARNING! (Details) 60,270,7082
Wales 21,455 WARNING! (Details) 2,918,0002
Nosocomial infections in Central Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Austria 60,108 WARNING! (Details) 8,174,7622
Czech Republic 9,163 WARNING! (Details) 1,0246,1782
Germany 606,063 WARNING! (Details) 82,424,6092
Hungary 73,767 WARNING! (Details) 10,032,3752
Liechtenstein 245 WARNING! (Details) 33,4362
Poland 284,017 WARNING! (Details) 38,626,3492
Slovakia 39,879 WARNING! (Details) 5,423,5672
Slovenia 14,790 WARNING! (Details) 2,011,473 2
Switzerland 54,785 WARNING! (Details) 7,450,8672
Nosocomial infections in Eastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Belarus 75,812 WARNING! (Details) 10,310,5202
Estonia 9,865 WARNING! (Details) 1,341,6642
Latvia 16,958 WARNING! (Details) 2,306,3062
Lithuania 26,528 WARNING! (Details) 3,607,8992
Russia 1,058,632 WARNING! (Details) 143,974,0592
Ukraine 350,971 WARNING! (Details) 47,732,0792
Nosocomial infections in the Southwestern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Azerbaijan 57,855 WARNING! (Details) 7,868,3852
Portugal 77,383 WARNING! (Details) 10,524,1452
Spain 296,182 WARNING! (Details) 40,280,7802
Georgia 34,513 WARNING! (Details) 4,693,8922
Nosocomial infections in the Southern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Italy 426,893 WARNING! (Details) 58,057,4772
Greece 78,290 WARNING! (Details) 10,647,5292
Nosocomial infections in the Southeastern Europe (Extrapolated Statistics)
Albania 26,064 WARNING! (Details) 3,544,8082
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,997 WARNING! (Details) 407,6082
Bulgaria 55,279 WARNING! (Details) 7,517,9732
Croatia 33,065 WARNING! (Details) 4,496,8692
Macedonia 15,000 WARNING! (Details) 2,040,0852
Romania 164,379 WARNING! (Details) 22,355,5512
Serbia and Montenegro 79,602 WARNING! (Details) 10,825,9002
Nosocomial infections in Northern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Mongolia 20,230 WARNING! (Details) 2,751,3142
Nosocomial infections in Central Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Kazakhstan 111,350 WARNING! (Details) 15,143,7042
Tajikistan 51,555 WARNING! (Details) 7,011,556 2
Uzbekistan 194,194 WARNING! (Details) 26,410,4162
Nosocomial infections in Eastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
China 9,550,349 WARNING! (Details) 1,298,847,6242
Hong Kong s.a.r. 50,405 WARNING! (Details) 6,855,1252
Japan 936,272 WARNING! (Details) 127,333,0022
Macau s.a.r. 3,274 WARNING! (Details) 445,2862
North Korea 166,893 WARNING! (Details) 22,697,5532
South Korea 354,659 WARNING! (Details) 48,233,7602
Taiwan 167,278 WARNING! (Details) 22,749,8382
Nosocomial infections in Southwestern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Turkey 506,572 WARNING! (Details) 68,893,9182
Nosocomial infections in Southern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
Afghanistan 209,659 WARNING! (Details) 28,513,6772
Bangladesh 1,039,268 WARNING! (Details) 141,340,4762
Bhutan 16,070 WARNING! (Details) 2,185,5692
India 7,831,401 WARNING! (Details) 1,065,070,6072
Pakistan 1,170,561 WARNING! (Details) 159,196,3362
Sri Lanka 146,361 WARNING! (Details) 19,905,1652
Nosocomial infections in Southeastern Asia (Extrapolated Statistics)
East Timor 7,494 WARNING! (Details) 1,019,2522
Indonesia 1,753,330 WARNING! (Details) 238,452,9522
Laos 44,618 WARNING! (Details) 6,068,1172
Malaysia 172,959 WARNING! (Details) 23,522,4822
Philippines 634,130 WARNING! (Details) 86,241,6972
Singapore 32,013 WARNING! (Details) 4,353,8932
Thailand 476,952 WARNING! (Details) 64,865,5232
Vietnam 607,814 WARNING! (Details) 82,662,8002
Nosocomial infections in the Middle East (Extrapolated Statistics)
Gaza strip 9,742 WARNING! (Details) 1,324,9912
Iran 496,347 WARNING! (Details) 67,503,2052
Iraq 186,578 WARNING! (Details) 25,374,6912
Israel 45,580 WARNING! (Details) 6,199,0082
Jordan 41,258 WARNING! (Details) 5,611,2022
Kuwait 16,599 WARNING! (Details) 2,257,5492
Lebanon 27,773 WARNING! (Details) 3,777,2182
Saudi Arabia 189,676 WARNING! (Details) 25,795,9382
Syria 132,477 WARNING! (Details) 18,016,8742
United Arab Emirates 18,558 WARNING! (Details) 2,523,9152
West Bank 16,994 WARNING! (Details) 2,311,2042
Yemen 147,241 WARNING! (Details) 20,024,8672
Nosocomial infections in Northern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Egypt 559,686 WARNING! (Details) 76,117,4212
Libya 41,408 WARNING! (Details) 5,631,5852
Sudan 287,854 WARNING! (Details) 39,148,1622
Nosocomial infections in Western Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Congo Brazzaville 22,044 WARNING! (Details) 2,998,0402
Ghana 152,625 WARNING! (Details) 20,757,0322
Liberia 24,931 WARNING! (Details) 3,390,6352
Niger 83,533 WARNING! (Details) 11,360,5382
Nigeria 130,517 WARNING! (Details) 12,5750,3562
Senegal 79,795 WARNING! (Details) 10,852,1472
Sierra leone 43,263 WARNING! (Details) 5,883,8892
Nosocomial infections in Central Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Central African Republic 27,518 WARNING! (Details) 3,742,4822
Chad 70,136 WARNING! (Details) 9,538,5442
Congo kinshasa 428,801 WARNING! (Details) 58,317,0302
Rwanda 60,578 WARNING! (Details) 8,238,6732
Nosocomial infections in Eastern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Ethiopia 524,533 WARNING! (Details) 71,336,5712
Kenya 242,515 WARNING! (Details) 32,982,1092
Somalia 61,063 WARNING! (Details) 8,304,6012
Tanzania 265,226 WARNING! (Details) 36,070,7992
Uganda 194,046 WARNING! (Details) 26,390,2582
Nosocomial infections in Southern Africa (Extrapolated Statistics)
Angola 80,724 WARNING! (Details) 10,978,5522
Botswana 12,053 WARNING! (Details) 1,639,2312
South Africa 326,826 WARNING! (Details) 44,448,4702
Swaziland 8,597 WARNING! (Details) 1,169,2412
Zambia 81,071 WARNING! (Details) 11,025,6902
Zimbabwe 26,998 WARNING! (Details) 1,2671,8602
Nosocomial infections in Oceania (Extrapolated Statistics)
Australia 146,420 WARNING! (Details) 19,913,1442
New Zealand 29,366 WARNING! (Details) 3,993,8172
Papua New Guinea 39,854 WARNING! (Details) 5,420,2802

About extrapolations of prevalence and incidence statistics for Nosocomial infections:

WARNING! EXTRAPOLATED STATISTICS ONLY! Not based on data sources from individual countries. These statistics are calculated extrapolations of various prevalence or incidence rates against the populations of a particular country or region. The statistics used for prevalence/incidence of Nosocomial infections are typically based on US, UK, Canadian or Australian prevalence or incidence statistics, which are then extrapolated using only the population of the other country. This extrapolation calculation is automated and does not take into account any genetic, cultural, environmental, social, racial or other differences across the various countries and regions for which the extrapolated Nosocomial infections statistics below refer to. The extrapolation does not use data sources or statistics about any country other than its population. As such, these extrapolations may be highly inaccurate (especially for developing or third-world countries) and only give a general indication (or even a meaningless indication) as to the actual prevalence or incidence of Nosocomial infections in that region. These statistics are presented only in the hope that they may be interesting to some people.

About prevalence and incidence statistics in general for Nosocomial infections:

The word 'prevalence' of Nosocomial infections usually means the estimated population of people who are managing Nosocomial infections at any given time (i.e. people with Nosocomial infections). The term 'incidence' of Nosocomial infections means the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Nosocomial infections diagnosed each year (i.e. getting Nosocomial infections). Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

1. US Census Bureau, Population Estimates, 2004
2. US Census Bureau, International Data Base, 2004

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