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Table 1 Sample description

From: Impact of infection prevention and control training on health facilities during the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Guinea

Variables Below-median-IPC score Above-median- IPC score Total, n (%) p-value*
IPC Score
 Median (range) 50.0 (10–92)
Number of trained staff
 0 40 (36.4) 8 (7.4) 48 (22.0) < 0.001
 1 30 (27.3) 24 (22.2) 54 (24.8)  
 2 or more 40 (36.4) 76 (70.4) 116 (53.2)  
Cascade traininga
 No 46 (41.8) 12 (11.1) 58 (26.6) < 0.001
 Yes 64 (58.2) 96 (88.9) 161 (73.4)  
Type of healthcare facility
 Private 108 (98.2) 96 (88.9) 204 (93.6) < 0.01
 Public 2 (1.8) 12 (11.1) 14 (6.4)  
Certification
 Non-certified 38 (34.5) 17 (15.7) 55 (25.2) < 0.001
 Certified 72 (65.5) 91 (84.3) 163 (74.8)  
Total 110 (100) 108 (100) 218 (100)  
  1. NS non-significant
  2. *Chi2 test
  3. atraining for untrained staff by the selected participants of this study