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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in interviews and focus group meetings regarding challenges and barriers to effective infection control in Mongolia, 2008 (N = 87)

From: Perceptions of healthcare professionals regarding the main challenges and barriers to effective hospital infection control in Mongolia: a qualitative study

Basic attributes Number (%)
Gender  
Male 19 (22)
Female 68 (78)
Position  
Manager 37 (42)
Doctor 5 (6)
Nurse 8 (9)
ICP 24 (28)
IC team member (lab, sterilization unit) 6 (7)
Others (inspector, lecturer) 7 (8)
Location  
City 65 (75)
Province 22 (25)
Service level  
Tertiary hospital 30 (34)
Secondary hospital 37 (43)
Others (MoH, HRISRU, SIA, university, college) 20 (23)
Work experience  
Total years worked 17 (0.2 - 46)*
Years worked in current position 8 (0.2 - 29)*
  1. Note: * Mean and range in years.