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Table 2 Hospital characteristics at baseline, and association with total bundle alignment scores before and after implementation

From: Effectiveness of a structured, framework-based approach to implementation: the Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) Trial

CharacteristicLevelNBundle alignment score
Mean (SD)
p-value
   PrePostDifferencePreDifference
Hospital size (Number of overnight beds)<=350316.0 (0.75)19.1 (0.55)3.1 (0.86)0.770.90
351–600415.0 (1.24)18.5 (2.25)3.4 (2.38)
600+414.3 (4.68)18.2 (3.85)3.9 (3.03)
Cleaning workforceSingle 15.3 (1.57)19.0 (2.49)3.7 (2.28)0.700.68
Dual 14.6 (4.47)17.7 (2.56)3.1 (2.24)
Duration of intervention (weeks)1–30416.0 (3.40)18.7 (3.35)2.7 (3.45)0.420.37
31–50714.5 (2.45)18.5 (2.15)4.0 (1.10)
Staff readiness score5–9.9919.5 (−)14.4(−)
10–14.99714.9 (1.67)18.7 (2.52)3.8 (2.19)
15–20317.3 (2.54)19.7 (1.07)2.4 (2.45)
Organisational readiness score5–9.99413.2 (3.05)16.4 (2.08)3.2 (2.17)0.100.73
10–15716.1 (2.13)19.8 (1.78)3.7 (2.32)