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Table 2 IE/ SE log 10 cfu count after hand rub with/ without SP/SC usage

From: Practice of skin protection and skin care among German surgeons and influence on the efficacy of surgical hand disinfection and surgical glove perforation

  Min. Max. Volunteers (n) 1stQuartile Median 3rdQuartile
IE without SP/SC 0.52 5.25 26 1.74 2.80 3.23
IE with SP/SC -0.54 4.75 26 1.41 1.98 3.24
SE without SP/SC -0.06 4.69 26 0.73 1.57 3.13
SE with SP/SC -0.04 5.28 26 1.26 1.84 2.67
  1. IE: Immediate Effect; SE: Sustained Effect; SP/SC: Skin Protection and/ or Skin Care products; IE: P=0.137; SE: P=0.681 (Fisher’s exact test, Wilcoxson rank-sum test or Kruskal-Wallis test, as appropriated).