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Table 12 MRSA, PRSP & VRE in Selected Countries

From: Antibiotic resistance as a global threat: Evidence from China, Kuwait and the United States

Unit: %
  MRSA (HAI only) PRSP VRE
China 89 (2001) 27 (2001) 0 (2001)
U.S. 16 (2001) 26 (2001) 0.3 (1989), 8 (1993), 12.8 (2001) in ICU
Kuwait 9 (2001) 46 (2001) 0 (2001)
Japan [33] 60–80% (1999) 11–40 (1999) n/a
Taiwan [34] n/a 69 (2000) 2 (2000)