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Table 1.

Compliance with basic infection control regulations (%)

Variable Regulation item Always Often Usually Sometimes Never
Hand hygiene Are items properly stored? 96.08 1.96 - 1.96 -
Is the post appropriately attached? 90.20 3.92 5.88 - -
Is there a faucet dedicated to hand hygiene? 96.08 1.96 - 1.96 -
Are soap and hand towels provided? 96.08 1.96 1.96 - -
Wear protective equipment Is there an infection control alert? 84.31 13.73 1.96 - -
Are you aware of and wear appropriate protective equipment when being careful of air and droplets? 80.39 13.73 5.88 - -
Are you aware of and wear appropriate protective gear when contact precautions are taken? 80.39 15.69 3.92 - -
Are protective equipment provided in laboratory? 86.28 9.80 3.92 - -
Wearing a mask of KF94 (N95) or equivalent 94.12 3.92 1.96 - -
Wearing a face shield or goggles during examination 50.98 7.84 19.61 7.84 13.73
Do you wear a gown during the examination? 60.79 3.92 15.69 9.8 9.8
Environment disinfection Air and droplet caution Is disinfection carried out after pulmonary function test? 90.20 5.88 1.96 1.96 -
Is the environment disinfected for each patient 39.22 19.61 23.53 11.76 5.88
Korean J Clin Lab Sci 2023;55:143-50 https://doi.org/10.15324/kjcls.2023.55.3.143
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