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Table 2 Second round data collection (T2) participant characteristics at 8 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 = 32)
Mean age (SD)47.31 (9.84)
Mean years at VA (SD)11.93 (9.31)
Occupation
 Hospital epidemiologist8
 Infection preventionist12
 MDRO PC4
 Others (e.g., quality, patient safety)8
Frontline staff characteristicTotal participants (N = 33)
Mean age (SD)38.12 (11.84)
Mean years at VA (SD)5.08 (6.00)
Occupation
 Nursing30
 EMS2
 Other1
  1. MDRO PC, multi-drug-resistant organism prevention program coordinator