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Table 4 Respondent's food safety practices

From: Food safety in hospital: knowledge, attitudes and practices of nursing staff of two hospitals in Sicily, Italy

Statement Responses n (%) Score
  Always Often Occasionally Unanswered  
D1. Do you wash your hands before touching unwrapped raw food? 314 (78.3) 77 (19.2) 6 (1.5) 4 (1.0) 308
D2. Do you wash your hands after touching unwrapped raw food? 315 (78.6) 78 (19.4) 4 (1.0) 4 (1.0) 311
D3. Do you wash your hands before touching unwrapped cooked food? 335 (83.6) 56 (14.0) 5 (1.2) 5 (1.2) 330
D4. Do you wash your hands after touching unwrapped cooked food? 310 (77.3) 67 (16.7) 14 (3.5) 10 (2.5) 296
D5. Do you use separate kitchen utensils to prepare cooked and raw food? 253 (63.1) 110 (27.4) 33(8.2) 5 (1.3) 220
D6. Do you thaw frozen food at room temperature? 246 (61.3) 106 (26.4) 42 (10.5) 7 (1.8) -204
  TOTAL SCORE/FULL SCORE (%) 1261/2371 (53.2)