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Table 2 Results for Larson 2000

From: The effectiveness of strategies to change organisational culture to improve healthcare performance: a systematic review

Outcomes Comparison Intervention ARD RR (95% CI) Ratio of change (baseline - follow-up)
   Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up   Baseline Follow-up Comparison Intervention
Frequency of handwashing N° soap-dispensing episodes/patient-care days 30.3 55.5 42.6 116.6 48.8 1.4 (1.3 to 1.52) 2.1 (1.99 to 2.21) - -
MRSA* Incident density/1,000 patient-care days 0.385 0.503 0.464 0.309 0.273 1.21 (0.63 to 2.32) 0.61 (0.31 to 1.21) 0.181 (31% increase) 0.07 (33% decrease)
VRE** Incident density/1,000 patient-care days 0.700 0.394 0.464 0.070 0.088 0.66 (0.38 to 1.14) 0.19 (0.04 to 0.65) 0.56 (44% decrease) 0.15 (85% decrease)
  1. * methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  2. ** vancomycin-resistant enterococci