TABLE 4.

Hand Hygiene Compliance Before and After Patient Contacts

Preintervention, %Postintervention, %P Value, χ2
Before patient contacts
    Overall hand-washing compliance4053.0002
        High-risk contact3560<.0001
        Low-risk contact4349NS*
    Use of hand antiseptic04.0005
    Personnel
        Nurse3050<.0001
        Doctor6378<.0001
        Allied health5040.0004
        Others7747<.0001
After patient contacts
    Overall hand-washing compliance3959<.0001
        High-risk contact4171<.0001
        Low-risk contact3751<.0001
    Personnel
        Nurse3661<.0001
        Doctor4873<.0001
        Allied health5840<.0001
        Others3621<.0001