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Table 3 Estimated number of hand hygiene actions per HCW per day in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) stratified by types of settings, Hungary, 2013

From: Use of hand hygiene agents as a surrogate marker of compliance in Hungarian long-term care facilities: first nationwide survey

Type of LTCF Hand hygiene actions (N) per HCW per day
Hygienic handrub Hygienic handwashing
Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
General nursing homes 0.7 (0–12.8) 2.4 (0–21.9)
LTCFs for the physically disabled people 0.5 (0–2.5) 1.9 (0–17.4)
Psychiatric LTCFs 0.9 (0–1.9) 2.8 (0–7.9)
Rehabilitation centres 9.7 (–) 0.0 (0–0.9)
Other LTCFs 1.0 (0–3.7) 3.3 (0–12.5)
Total 0.7 (0–12.8) 2.4 (0–21.9)