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Table 2 Contact times with hand hygiene products observed during 1343 hand hygiene attempts in veterinary clinics

From: Video observation of hand hygiene practices during routine companion animal appointments and the effect of a poster intervention on hand hygiene compliance

   Product contact time (s)
HH product Percent of HH attempts observed (n) n1 Mean Q1 Q2 Q3 Range
Water alone 5 (63) 63 2 1 2 2 1-11
Soap 88 (1182) 1180 4 1 2 6 1-49
ABHR 7 (98) 87 8 3 7 13 1-30
  1. HH = hand hygiene, ABHR = alcohol-based hand rub, Q = quartile.
  2. 1denotes the number of HH attempts for which contact time was measurable based on the available video.