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Table 2 Variables related to hand hygiene practice in Gondar University Hospital [GUH], Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013 (n=405)

From: Hand hygiene compliance and associated factors among health care providers in Gondar University Hospital, Gondar, North West Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Knowledge Yes 313 77.3
No 92 23.7
Frequently keep HH Yes 344 84.9
No 61 15.1
Taking training Yes 244 60.2
No 161 38.8
Hospital promote the importance of HH to the staffs Yes 285 70.4
No 120 29.6
The availability of soap and water Yes 164 40.5
No 241 59.5
The availability of hand washing sink Yes 173 42.7
No 232 57.3
The availability of individual towel or tissue paper for drying Yes 148 36.5
No 257 63.5
The availability of wall mount/ individual ABHR Yes 231 57
No 174 43
The availability of gloves Yes 267 65.9
No 138 34.1
Knew the presence of IP committees Yes 226 55.8
No 179 44.2