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Table 1 Characteristics of all the staff and different TB-IPC measures in Beijing Chest Hospital in 2018

From: Nosocomial tuberculosis transmission from 2006 to 2018 in Beijing Chest Hospital, China

Variable Mean or number (%) (n = 977)
Age 40
Sex
 Male 282 (28.9%)
Duration of working time 16 (1.6%)
Education
 Less than undergraduate 75 (7.7%)
 Undergraduate 675 (69.1%)
 Graduate and postgraduate 226 (23.1%)
Income
 Equal and under average 611 (62.5%)
 Above average 365 (37.4%)
Respirator
 No respirator 584 (60.1%)
 Gauze mask 177 (18.1%)
 Medical mask 0 (0%)
High-level N95 respirator 215 (22.0%)
Ultraviolet
 No ultraviolet 215 (22.0%)
 Ultraviolet only for bed 0 (0%)
 Air UVGI 761 (77.9%)
Ventilation
 Natural ventilation 733 (75.0%)
 Mechanical ventilation 243 (24.9%)