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Table 1 Age and occupation distribution of the staff members participating in the assessment program

From: A large-scale assessment of hand hygiene quality and the effectiveness of the “WHO 6-steps”

   Age   
Occupation Gender −29 30–39 40–49 50+ Total
   Subjects Passed Subjects Passed Subjects Passed Subjects Passed Subjects Passed
  Female 58 78% 100 73% 34 77% 20 85% 212 76%
Physicians Male 46 74% 156 65% 78 76% 34 71% 314 70%
  All 104 76% 256 68% 112 76% 54 76% 526 72%
  Female 737 75% 594 80% 231 82% 141 80% 1703 78%
Nurses Male 42 50% 25 64% 8 75% 8 63% 83 58%
  All 779 74% 619 80% 239 82% 149 79% 1786 77%
Environ- Female 67 72% 78 67% 43 70% 69 67% 257 69%
mental Male 44 64% 42 67% 23 35% 32 50% 141 57%
services All 111 69% 120 67% 66 58% 101 61% 398 64%
Allied Female 189 66% 134 68% 85 80% 72 79% 480 71%
health Male 38 50% 56 73% 21 71% 20 60% 135 64%
  All 227 63% 190 70% 116 78% 92 75% 615 70%
  Female 364 72% 243 68% 167 77% 133 80% 907 73%
Others Male 140 55% 111 53% 68 63% 91 69% 410 59%
  All 504 67% 354 63% 235 73% 224 76% 1317 69%
  Female 1415 73% 1149 75% 560 79% 435 78% 3559 75%
Total Male 310 58% 390 63% 198 66% 185 65% 1083 62%
  All 1725 70% 1539 72% 758 76% 620 74% 4642 72%
  1. Hand hygiene assessment results: number of passed, number of failed, and percentage of successful attempts out of the total number of participants, grouped by occupation and age range.
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