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Table 5 Alcohol-based hand rub consumption over three years (baseline: 2011; follow up period 2012 and 2013) in intensive care units1 and wards of the University Hospital Graz1 compared with reference centers2 in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

From: Hand hygiene behavior in a tertiary university hospital: differences between surgical and nonsurgical departments

  Patient days (PD) Yearly consumption Of HH in L Consumption HH in ml/PD Mean number of HH/PD1 Reference centers consumption Mean number
  Mean *P10 P25 P50 P75 P90 HH/PD2
Intensive Care Units
2011 43.610 4.595 105 35 95 51 68 88 111 146 32
2012 50.024 5.043 101 34 104 57 73 95 123 159 35
2013 51.152 5.528 108 36 109 57 75 98 127 167 36
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2011 360.505 9.541 26 9 23 11 15 21 28 40 8
2012 360.866 10.186 28 9 24 12 17 22 30 43 8
2013 356.250 10.950 31 10 25 13 17 23 32 45 8
  1. *percentile