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Table 3 Healthcare workers' and parents' perceptions of the effectiveness of measures for improving hand hygiene; number and proportion of answers with scores ≥ 6

From: Healthcare workers' and parents' perceptions of measures for improving adherence to hand-hygiene

Health Care Workers Caregivers
  No % (95%CI)   No % (95%CI)
Leaders and senior managers support and openly promote hand hygiene 85/137 62.0 (53.7-69.9) Physicians support and openly promote hand hygiene 164/231 71.0 (64.9-76.6)
Alcohol-based handrub always available at each point of care 117/138 84.8 (78.0-90.1) Alcohol-based handrub always available at each point of care 205/233 87.9 (83.3-91.7)
Hand-hygiene posters are displayed at point of care as reminders 101/138 73.7 (65.9-80.6) Hand-hygiene posters are displayed at point of care as reminders 190/234 81.2 (75.8-85.8)
Each healthcare worker receives education on hand hygiene 107/138 77.5 (70.0-83.9) Each parent/caregiver receives information on hand hygiene 155/232 66.8 (60.6-72.6)
Clear and simple instructions for hand hygiene are made visible for every healthcare worker 105/138 76.1 (68.4-82.6) Clear and simple instructions for hand hygiene are made visible for every parent/caregiver 161/233 69.1 (62.9-74.8)
Patients/parents are invited to remind healthcare workers to perform hand hygiene 66/135 48.9 (40.5-57.3) Patients/parents are invited to remind healthcare workers to perform hand hygiene 126/226 55.7 (49.2-62.1)
Healthcare workers regularly receive feedback on their hand hygiene performance 86/138 62.3 (54.0-70.1)    
You always perform hand hygiene as recommended (being a good example for your colleagues) 96/135 71.1 (63.0-78.3)