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Table 1 Recruitment rates of patients and healthcare workers enrolled in prospective surveillance of influenza infection, University Hospital Zurich, 2015/2016 influenza season

From: The TransFLUas influenza transmission study in acute healthcare - recruitment rates and protocol adherence in healthcare workers and inpatients

Participants Department  
All departments Pulmonology Hematology Internal medicine P-value
Patients 192/591 (32) 80/263 (30) 56/179 (31) 56/149 (38) 0.3
HCWs 59/95 (62) 19/33 (52) 17/33 (58) 22/29 (76) 0.18
 Nurses 49 15 13 21  
 Physicians1 9 3 4 1  
 Other HCWs2 1 1 0 0  
  1. Data are n (%). 1one HCW was working on all three wards. 2one HCW from corporate hospitality
  2. Abbreviations: HCWs healthcare workers