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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: Awareness among French healthcare workers of the transmission of multidrug resistant organisms: a large cross-sectional survey

 Total (58 HCFs)University hospitals/Cancer centres (n = 9)Non-university hospitals (n = 10)Small, rehabilitation, nursing hospitals (n = 29)Private clinics (n = 10)
Participants n (%)
 - Total8716 (100)4015 (46)2187 (25)1885 (22)629 (7)
 - Medical1291 (15)818 (20)285 (13)99 (5)89 (14)
 - Non-medical7425 (85)3197 (80)1902 (87)1786 (95)540 (86)
Male gender n (%)
 - Total1499 (17)771 (19)371 (17)219 (12)138 (22)
 - Medical637 (50)375 (47)143 (51)54 (56)65 (75)
 - Non-medical862 (12)396 (12)228 (12)165 (9)73 (14)
Age median (Q1;Q3)
 - Total37 (28; 48)34 (27; 46)39 (30; 47)40 (29; 50)39 (30; 51)
 - Medical33 (27; 47)29 (25; 38)41 (30; 50)52 (42; 60)54 (41; 61)
 - Non-medical37 (28; 48)35 (28; 47)39 (30; 47)39 (29; 49)37 (29; 50)
Professional status n (%)
 - Senior physician787 (9)395 (10)213 (10)93 (5)86 (14)
 - Junior doctor332 (4)271 (7)57 (3)2 (0)2 (0)
 - Medical student165 (2)149 (4)12 (1)3 (0)1 (0)
 - Nurse2842 (34)1468 (37)751 (35)352 (20)271 (44)
 - Nurse aide2231 (26)800 (20)674 (31)641 (36)116 (19)
 - Hospital service agent707 (8)208 (5)123 (6)322 (19)54 (9)
 - Medical-technical agent506 (6)245 (6)93 (4)157 (9)11 (2)
 - Non-medical student407 (5)178 (5)105 (5)93 (5)31 (5)
 - Other487 (6)233 (6)111 (5)103 (6)40 (7)
Job tenure (median (Q1; Q3))
 - Total10 (4; 20)8 (3; 20)11 (5; 20)10 (4; 20)12 (5; 26)
 - Medical6 (2; 19)4 (2; 11)12 (3; 20)24 (10; 30)26 (13; 32)
 - Non-medical10 (4; 20)10 (4; 20)11 (5; 20)10 (4; 18)10 (4; 22)
Working unit n (%)
 - Medicine2742 (33)1720 (45)790 (38)104 (6)128 (21)
 - Intensive care unit776 (9)535 (14)175 (8)0 (0)66 (11)
 - Emergency395 (5)245 (6)139 (7)2 (0)9 (2)
 - Rehabilitation, long-term care2491 (30)227 (6)522 (25)1687 (92)55 (9)
 - Surgery1610 (19)923 (24)366 (17)0 (0)321 (53)
 - Gynaecology-Obstetrics123 (1)66 (2)47 (2)1 (0)9 (1)
 - Psychiatry96 (1)58 (1)23 (1)15 (1)0 (0)
 - Other158 (2)84 (2)45 (2)14 (1)15 (2)
  1. Q1: 25th percentile; Q3: 75th percentile