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Table 1 Hospital infection control practitioners' (n = 29) perception on the clarity of the national protocol

From: Evaluation of the national surveillance system for point-prevalence of healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and in long-term care facilities for elderly in Norway, 2002-2008

  Very or quite clear (%) Little unclear (%) Very unclear (%) Don't know (%)
Aim of the registration 25 (86) 4 (14) - -
What should be registered 26 (90) 3 (10) - -
Definition of HAI 28 (97) 1 (3) - -
Definitions of infections 26 (90) 3 (10) - -
Procedure of the survey 26 (90) 3 (10) - -
Unit-level form 20 (69) 4 (14) - 5 (17)
Summary form 25 (86) 1 (4) - 3 (10)
Reporting to NIPH 23 (80) 3 (10) 1 (3) 2 (7)
Presentation of results 24 (83) 4 (14) 1 (3) -
  1. HAI healthcare-associated infection, NIPH Norwegian Institute of Public Health