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Table 1 Select hospital characteristics

From: Healthcare-associated infection prevention and control practices in Israel: results of a national survey

  % or mean ± sd
Mean number of acute care hospital beds (including ICU beds) 614.5 ± 368.4
Mean reported hand hygiene compliance rate 83.1 ± 6.9%
Affiliated with a medical school 100%
Hospital epidemiologist on staff 73.3%
Good/excellent support from leadership for infection prevention 33.3%
Antimicrobial stewardship program 100%
Hand hygiene is very/extremely important priority 100%
Established surveillance system for monitoring CAUTI 86.7%
Established surveillance system for monitoring CLABSI 100%
Established surveillance system for monitoring VAP 42.9%
Established surveillance system for monitoring CDI 100%
  1. ICU intensive care unit, CAUTI catheter-associated urinary tract infection, CLABSI central line-associated bloodstream infection, VAP ventilator-associated pneumonia, CDI Clostridoides difficile infection