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Table 5 Comparison of mastery level of training for controlling nosocomial infections before and after the outbreak [n (%)]

From: Perceived infection transmission routes, infection control practices, psychosocial changes, and management of COVID-19 infected healthcare workers in a tertiary acute care hospital in Wuhan: a cross-sectional survey

Training for controlling nosocomial infectionsVery unfamiliarNot familiarNeutralFamiliarVery familiarP*
Isolation of suspected infectious patients     < 0.001
Before outbreak12(11.7)4(3.9)16(15.5)25(24.3)46(44.7) 
After outbreak6(5.8)2(1.9)7(6.8)20(19.4)68(66.0) 
Environmental cleaning and disinfection     < 0.001
Before outbreak5(4.9)6(5.8)16(15.5)21(20.4)55(53.4) 
After outbreak5(4.9)2(1.9)8(7.8)16(15.5)72(69.9) 
Hand hygiene     0.65
Before outbreak1(1.0)0(0)7(6.8)11(10.7)84(81.6) 
After outbreak4(3.9)0(0)2(1.9)12(11.7)85(82.5) 
Wearing gloves     0.69
Before outbreak1(1.0)1(1.0)7(6.8)11(10.7)83(80.6) 
After outbreak5(4.9)0(0)3(2.9)11(10.7)84(81.6) 
Wearing surgical mask     0.17
Before outbreak3(2.9)1(1.0)9(8.7)16(15.5)74(71.8) 
After outbreak4(3.9)1(1.0)3(2.9)10(9.7)85(82.5) 
Wearing goggles or face shield     < 0.001
Before outbreak9(8.7)8(7.8)13(12.6)16(15.5)57(55.3) 
After outbreak7(6.8)2(1.9)3(2.9)11(10.7)80(77.7) 
Wearing isolation clothes     < 0.001
Before outbreak6(5.8)6(5.8)14(13.6)19(18.5)58(56.3) 
After outbreak6(5.8)3(2.9)4(3.9)14(13.6)76(73.8) 
Wearing protective clothing     < 0.001
Before outbreak15(14.6)5(4.9)14(13.6)22(21.4)47(45.6) 
After outbreak8(7.8)1(1.0)7(6.8)18(17.5)69(67.0) 
  1. *P value from Wilcoxon signed-rank test for paired samples