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Table 5 Comparison between hospitals regarding workload, overtime, fear of infection, and injuries *

From: 'I believe that the staff have reduced their closeness to patients': an exploratory study on the impact of HIV/AIDS on staff in four rural hospitals in Uganda

Variables All hospitals
N = 237
Hospital A
N = 77
Hospital B
N = 46
Hospital C
N = 70
Hospital D
N = 44
P
1. Increase in workload 204 (86%) 72 (94%) 42 (91%) 52 (74%) 38 (86%) 0.01
2. Working regularly overtime 114 (48%) 47 (61%) 23 (50%) 25 (36%) 19 (43%) 0.02
3. Afraid of getting infected at work 196 (83%) 64 (83%) 41 (89%) 56 (80%) 35 (79.5%) 0.57
4. Had an injury 85 (36%) 28 (36%) 20 (43%) 19 (27%) 18 (43%) 0.23
5. Reaction after injury: 0.20    - Washed the wound 64/81(79%) 17/26 (65%) 2 missing 18/20 (90%) 15/18 (83%) 1 missing 14/17 (82%) 1 missing
0.78    - Tested the patient 9/81 (11%) 4/26 (15%) 2/20 (10%) 1/18 (6%) 2/17 (12%)
  1. * = The denominator is given when different from the N