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Table 5 Percentage reduction in the baseline median number of nosocomial colonizations and infections (given in Table 4) for each of the individual control scenarios, where the specific distributions of antibiotic-risk-level probabilities for each targeted antibiotic reduction scenario are given in Table 3

From: Comparing intervention strategies for reducing Clostridioides difficile transmission in acute healthcare settings: an agent-based modeling study

Preventive strategy Decrease from median baseline nosocomial colonizations Decrease from median baseline nosocomial infections
Reduction in overall antibiotics   
probability-antibiotic =0.243 (by 10%) 10.04% 5.21%
probability-antibiotic =0.216 (by 20%) 19.33% 8.45%
Reduction in vhigh- and high-risk antibiotics   
targeted-antib-reduction-scenario =2 7.93% 14.90%
targeted-antib-reduction-scenario =3 17.45% 23.21%
Improved terminal cleaning   
prob-suff-clean =0.8 2.26% 2.10%
prob-suff-clean =1 4.13% 2.76%
Increased HCW compliance   
HCW-basic-compliance =0.75 8.73% 5.47%
HCW-basic-compliance =1 14.73% 5.87%
Increased HCW compliance with CDI patients   
HCW-compliance-CDI-patients =0.8 7.06% 1.99%
HCW-compliance-CDI-patients =1 55.97% 15.69%
Vaccination   
probability-lack-immunity =0.05 0.70% 50.29%
probability-lack-immunity =0.01 2.46% 90.22%