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Table 2 Accuracy of non-IPC-expert participants’ item allocations

From: Exploring healthcare providers’ mental models of the infection prevention “patient zone” - a concept mapping study

Inside Patient Zonea Overall (%) Nurses (%) Physicians (%)
Bedframea 100 100 100
Bedsheetsa 100 100 100
Central Venous Cathetera 100 100 100
Urinary Cathetera 100 100 100
Bedside table 90 100 80
Fixed telephone in patient room 90 100 80
Monitor 90 100 80
Infusion pump 60 60 60
Outside Patient Zonea Overall Nurses Physicians
Computera 100 100 100
Healthcare provider private mobile phonea 100 100 100
Paper patient recordsa 100 100 100
Conductive gel bottle (for ECG) 90 100 80
Healthcare provider badge 90 80 100
Pens 90 80 100
Clipboard 80 80 80
Physicians’ pocket lamp 70 100 40
Trolley 70 80 60
Healthcare provider professional attire 60 60 60
Mirrored Cabinet 50 40 60
Other patient 50 60 40
Waste bin 50 20 80
Floor 40 20 60
Medication tray 40 60 20
Stethoscope 40 60 20
Tourniquet 40 60 20
Ultrasound 40 60 20
Blood pressure cuff 30 40 20
Healthcare provider hands 30 40 20
Sink 30 40 20
Bathroom in patient room 10 0 20
  1. Legend: Numbers show the percent of participants that correctly allocated items consistent with IPC-expert consensus allocations. Items marked with a achieved 100% agreement. Entries are sorted from highest to lowest accuracy by group. Two items for which IPC-expert consensus was not achieved, namely partition walls and curtains, are not included in this figure. ECG electrocardiography, IPC Infection prevention and control