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Table 2 Evaluation of infection control practices of each hemodialysis units

From: Infection by the hepatitis C virus in chronic renal failure patients undergoing hemodialysis in Mato Grosso state, central Brazil: a cohort study

  Units
Control measures Group B Group A
  1 2 3 4 5 6
Dedicated machines + + + + + +
Wear and change disposable gloves - - - + + +
Clean and disinfect the hemodialysis station + - - + + +
Individual supplies and dedicated staff - - - + + +
Cleaning and disinfection of equipments - + - + + +
Clean area to prepare medications - - - - + +
Prevalence (CI95%) 24 (16–33) 38 (22–55) 17 (9–29) 13 (7–22) 8 (3–17) 6 (2–15)
Incidence rates (CI95%) 7.7 (3.9–11.4) 30.5 (13.3–47.8) 13 (5–21) 0 0.6 (0–1.9) 0.6 (0–1.8)