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Table 3 Healthcare workers who often or always adopt practice to reduce the risk of health care-associated infections

From: Healthcare workers and health care-associated infections: knowledge, attitudes, and behavior in emergency departments in Italy

Number of question Practice n %
D10 Placing needles in sharp's containers 278 90.5
D3 Wearing gloves when at direct contact with a patient 272 88.6
D6 Changing gloves before going to another patient 267 87
D2 Hands hygiene measures before going to another patient 266 86.6
D5 Hands hygiene measures after removing gloves 264 86
D1 Hands hygiene measures before starting the working activity 240 78.2
D4 Hands hygiene measures before wearing gloves 202 65.8
D9 Recapping needles after using 151 49.2
D7 Wearing protective eyewear when at direct contact with a patient 110 35.8
D8 Wearing mask when at direct contact with a patient 109 35.5