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Table 3 Frequency distribution of the probability of transmission between Patient A and Patient B for a range of hand hygiene compliance levels (assuming mean values for p, p', γ and λ of 0.10, 0.40, 0.40 and 0.83, respectively).

From: How does healthcare worker hand hygiene behaviour impact upon the transmission of MRSA between patients?: an analysis using a Monte Carlo model

Hand hygiene compliance Simulations resulting in a risk >1% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >5% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >10% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >15% [%] Simulations resulting in a risk >20% [%]
0 62.3 29.1 8.3 2.5 1.0
10 63.2 30.6 7.9 1.9 0.6
20 64.5 28.4 7.6 0.8 0.3
30 61.8 21.8 4.6 0.5 0.0
40 60.4 21.0 3.9 0.3 0.0
50 60.3 17.7 2.3 0.1 0.0
60 55.1 12.8 1.5 0.2 0.1
70 50.3 8.3 0.1 0.0 0.0
80 47.7 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
90 39.8 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
100 31.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0