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TableĀ 3 Frequency of the study participants among safety practice-related variables at Gondar University referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthcare professionals regarding infection prevention at Gondar University referral hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Response
Always n (%) Sometimes n (%) Not at all n (%)
Use safety guideline/manual at the workplace 67 (23.8) 143 (50.7) 72 (25.5)
Wear gloves during risky procedures 280 (88.7) 32 (11.3) 0
Wash hands with detergent after contact with patients 155 (55) 122 (43.3) 5 (1.8)
Use of PPE during professional practice 149 (52.8) 122 (44.3) 8 (2.8)
Clean working environment at the end of the working time 138 (48.9) 130 (46.1) 14 (5)
Monitor working environment waste management system 116 (41.1) 135 (47.9) 13 (4.6)
Changing gloves between patients 182 (64.5) 89 (31.6) 11 (3.9)
Wash hands after removal of gloves 146 (51.8) 131 (46.5) 5 (1.8)
Recap used needles before disposal 101 (35.8) 54 (19.8) 127 (45)
Treat infectious wastes with appropriate disinfectants 180 (63.8) 73 (25.9) 29 (10.3)
  1. PPE personal protective equipment