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Table 2 Long-term care facility contact persons' (n = 131) 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 107 (82) 15 (11) - 9 (7)
What should be registered 122 (93) 4 (3) - 5 (4)
Definition of HAI 120 (92) 6 (4) - 5 (4)
Definitions of infections 120 (92) 5 (4) - 6 (4)
Procedure of the survey 123 (94) 3 (2) - 5 (4)
Unit-level form 119 (91) 5 (4) 1 (1) 6 (4)
Summary form 118 (90) 5 (4) - 8 (6)
Reporting to NIPH 112 (85) 8 (6) 2 (2) 9 (7)
Presentation of results 102 (78) 12 (9) - 17 (13)
  1. HAI healthcare-associated infection, NIPH Norwegian Institute of Public Health