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Table 5 Employees’ knowledge of protective measures by modes of transmission

From: What do healthcare workers in elderly care know about occupational health and safety? An explorative survey

  Mode of transmissiona
Contact/smear infection (faecal/oral) Droplet infection (aerogenous) Blood (haemato-genous) Total
N (%) N (%) N (%) N
Hand disinfection 121 (100.0) 75 (62.0) 69 (57.0) 121
Protective vaccination 39 (34.2) 89 (78.1) 81 (71.1) 114
Mouth and nose cover 58 (47.9) 115 (95.0) 17 (14.0) 122
Single room 92 (83.6) 86 (78.2) 27 (24.5) 110
Disposable glove 119 (96.7) 94 (76.4) 113 (91.9) 123
Protective goggles 37 (39.4) 84 (89.4) 26 (27.7) 94
Disposable materials 113 (93.4) 97 (81.8) 99 (80.2) 121
Protective gown 110 (94.0) 88 (75.2) 71 (60.7) 117
Surface disinfection 119 (97.5) 105 (86.1) 101 (82.8) 122
  1. aMultiple answers possible, correct answers are bold