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Table 1 Demographic data of RCHs

From: Observational study of compliance with infection control practices among healthcare workers in subsidized and private residential care homes

Demographics Total
n (%)
Subsidized RCHs
n (%)
Private RCHs
n (%)
Number of observations 2284 (100) 1231 (53.9) 1053 (46.1)
Number of residents 461 (100) 212 (45.9) 249 (54.1)
Number of healthcare workers 140 (100) 78 (55.7%) 62 (55.7)
- Nursesa: 31 (22.1) 15 (19.2) 16 (25.8)
- Health workers: 17 (12.1) 9 (11.5) 8 (12.9)
- Personal Care workers: 92 (65.7) 54 (69.2) 38 (61.2)
Number of sinks for hand washing 157 (100) 82 (52.2) 75 (47.8)
Number of alcohol hand rubs 50 (100) 15 (30) 35 (70)
  1. a include registered nurses and enrolled nurses
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