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Table 2 Demographic data of respondents

From: Applying interprofessional simulation to improve knowledge, attitude and practice in hospital- acquired infection control among health professionals

  Experimental(N = 36)(n%) Control (N = 40)(n%)
Age
  25–30 23 (63.9) 31 (77.5)
  31–35 9 (25) 6 (15)
  36–40 4(11.1) 3 (7.5)
  40 and above - -
Gender
  Male 7 (19.4) 12 (30)
  Female 29 (80.6) 28 (70)
Job
  Doctors 18(50) 21(52.5)
  Nurses 18(50) 19(47.5)
Highest Qualification
  MBBS 18 (100) 21(52.5)
  Diploma in Nursing 16(44.4) 18 (45)
  Bachelor of Nursing 2(5.6) 1 (2.5)
Work Discipline
  Surgical 19 (52.8) 10(25)
  Medical 5 (13.9) 10 (25)
  Paediatrics 5 (13.9) 2 (5)
  Intensive Care Unit 6 (16.7) 4 (10)
  Emergency Department 1(2.8) 14 (35)
Years in practice
  1–5 22(61.1) 30 (75)
  6–10 9(25) 6 (15)
  11–15 5(13.9) 1 (2.5)
  16 and above - 3(7.5)
Attended previous training on Infection control
  Yes 21 (58.3) 22(55)
  No 15 (41.7) 18(45)
Observed wrong practices in infection control
  Yes 21 (58.3) 30 (75)
  No 15 (41.7) 10 (25)
Factors preventing PPE usage
  Availability 13 (36.1) 11 (27.5)
  Inconvenience 8 (22.2) 6 (15)
  Too busy 6 (16.7) 13 (32.5)
  Availability & Inconvenience 3 (8.3) 1 (2.5)
  Availability &Too busy 1 (2.8) 2 (5)
  Availability, too busy & Inconvenience 3 (8.3) 3 (7.5)
  None of the above 1(2.8) -
  Others 3 (8.3) 4 (10)
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