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Table 1 Rating scale questions about organisational frameworks to implement an antimicrobial stewardship programmes in long-term care facilitiesa

From: Antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care facilities in Belgium: a questionnaire-based survey of nursing homes to evaluate initiatives and future developments

Question Scoreb Responsesc Average score
Programme implementation
 Possibility of future development in institution 0 3 (8 %) 2.7/5
  1 2 (5 %)  
  2 9 (23 %)  
  3 16 (41 %)  
  4 7 (18 %)  
  5 2 (5 %)  
Actors to involve in implementation
 Medical coordinators 0 3 (8 %) 3.1/5
  1 4 (10 %)  
  2 7 (18 %)  
  3 6 (15 %)  
  4 10 (26 %)  
  5 9 (23 %)  
 Local organisation of GPs 0 6 (15 %) 2.9/5
  1 5 (13 %)  
  2 5 (13 %)  
  3 4 (10 %)  
  4 10 (26 %)  
  5 9 (23 %)  
 Nursing team 0 2 ((5 %) 3.5/5
  1 4 (10 %)  
  2 2 (5 %)  
  3 9 (23 %)  
  4 9 (23 %)  
  5 13 (33 %)  
 Hospital specialist (ID or AMS team) 0 2 (5 %) 3.1/5
  1 6 (15 %)  
  2 6 (15 %)  
  3 7 (18 %)  
  4 8 (21 %)  
  5 10 (26 %)  
  1. GP general practitioners
  2. ID infectious disease specialist
  3. AMS team antimicrobial stewardship team(s) of local hospital(s)
  4. a39 respondents to every question in this table
  5. bScore from 0 (“I do not agree at all”) to 5 (“I totally agree”)
  6. cNumber of responses for each score (%)