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Table 1 First round data collection (T1) participant characteristics at 10 VAHCs hospitals

From: “The role as a champion is to not only monitor but to speak out and to educate”: the contradictory roles of hand hygiene champions

Individuals responsible for HH characteristicTotal participants (N = 38)
Mean age (SD)49.91 (9.23)
Mean tears at VA (SD)13.85 (9.96)
Occupation
 Hospital epidemiologist10
 Infection preventionist15
 MDRO PC7
 Others (e.g., quality, patient safety)6
Frontline staff characteristicTotal participants (N = 70)
Mean age (SD)41.66 (11.2)
Mean years at VA (SD)8.19 (9.07)
Occupation
 Nursing53
 Medial3
 EMS3
 Admin3
 Other7
  1. MDRO PC, multi-drug-resistant organism prevention program coordinator