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Table 2 Knowledge score (KS) regarding antimicrobial resistance and infection control measures

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

 N (%)Knowledge score (mean (SD))p-value (global)
Type of healthcare facility
 - University hospitals / cancer centres4015 (46)4.0 (1.4)p < 0.001
 - Non-university hospitals2187 (25)3.7 (1.4)
 - Small, rehabilitation, nursing hospitals1885 (22)3.4 (1.5)
 - Private clinics629 (7)3.8 (1.4)
Professional status
 - Medical (total)1284 (15)4.7 (1.3)p < 0.0001*
 - Senior physician787 (61)4.6 (1.4)
 - Junior doctor332 (26)4.9 (1.2)
 - Medical student165 (13)4.6 (1.3)
 - Non-medical (total)7180 (85)3.6 (1.4)
 - Nurse2842 (40)4.1 (1.3)
 - Nurse aide2231 (31)3.3 (1.3)
 - Hospital service agent707 (10)2.6 (1.3)
 - Medical-technical agent506 (7)3.6 (1.4)
 - Non-medical student407 (6)3.9 (1.3)
 - Other487 (7)4.0 (1.5)
Working unit
 - Medicine2742 (32)3.9 (1.4)p < 0.0001
 - Surgery1610 (18)3.8 (1.4)
 - Intensive care unit776 (9)4.2 (1.5)
 - Rehabilitation, long-term care2491 (29)3.5 (1.5)
 - Emergency395 (5)4;1 (1.4)
 - Gynaecology-Obstetrics123 (1)3.6 (1.4)
 - Psychiatry96 (1)3.5 (1.5)
 - Other158 (2)3.5 (1.6)
Previous training for hand hygiene (last 3 years)
 - Yes5753 (68)3.8 (1.5)p < 0.0001
 - No2769 (32)3.7 (1.4)
Previous training in control of AMR (last 3 years)
 - Yes2787 (34)4.0 (1.5)p < 0.0001
 - No5413 (66)3.7 (1.4)
  1. *p value medical vs. non-medical