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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: Delivery of written and verbal information on healthcare-associated infections to patients: opinions and attitudes of a sample of healthcare workers

  Hospital A (n = 56) Hospital B (n = 73) Hospital C (n = 89) Hospital D (n = 70) Total (n = 288) p-value
Gender
 Female 40 (71.4) 44 (60.3) 69 (77.5) 49 (70.0) 202 (70.1) 0.12
Age
 23–35 years 17 (30.4) 13 (17.8) 26 (29.2) 23 (32.8) 79 (27.4) 0.15
 36–55 years 35 (62.5) 49 (67.1) 58 (65.2) 38 (54.3) 180 (62.5)
  > 56 years 4 (7.1) 11 (15.1) 5 (5.6) 9 (12.9) 29 (10.1)
Qualification
 Physician 10 (17.9) 27 (37.0) 27 (30.4) 15 (21.4) 79 (27.4) 0.20
 Nurse 26 (46.4) 25 (34.2) 39 (43.8) 34 (48.6) 124 (43.1)
 Nursing assistant 20 (35.7) 21 (28.8) 23 (25.8) 21 (30.0) 85 (29.5)
Ward
 Internal Medicine 15 (26.8) 14 (19.2) 29 (32.6) 28 (40.0) 86 (29.9) 0.07
 Specialised Medicine 14 (25.0) 29 (39.7) 29 (32.6) 15 (21.4) 87 (30.2)
 Surgery 27 (48.2) 30 (41.1) 31 (34.8) 27 (38.6) 115 (39.9)