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Table 1 Characteristics of observed HCWs

From: Hand hygiene in surgery in Benin: opportunities and challenges

Characteristics Hosp A Hosp B Hosp C Hosp D Hosp E Hosp F Total
Professional category
 Physicians n (%) 26 (17.5) 1 (2.9) 6 (9.8) 15 (17.6) 4 (7.4) 6 (12.2) 58 (13.4)
 Nurses and auxiliaries n (%) 117 (78.5) 33 (97.1) 42 (68.9) 67 (78.8) 50 (92.6) 42 (85.7) 351 (81.3)
 Others n (%) 6 (4.0) 0 (0.0) 13 (21.3) 3 (3.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.0) 23 (5.3)
Total n (%) 149 (100.0) 34 (100.0) 61 (100.0) 85 (100.0) 54 (100.0) 49 (100.0) 432 (100.0)
  1. Hosp F=Intermediate level, and the others = central level. A:CNHU-HKM, B:BETHESDA C: CHU-SURU-LERE, D: CHUZ ABOMEY-CALAVI, E: CHUMEL, F: CHUZ PORTO-NOVO.