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Table 4 Method and responsibility of data collection

From: Epidemiology of multidrug resistant bacterial organisms and Clostridium difficile in German hospitals in 2014: Results from a nationwide one-day point prevalence of 329 German hospitals

  Method of data collection Responsibility of Data collection
Level of care On the ward By phone Electronic system Not reported ICN ICC LPIC Controlling/QM Other Not reported
Tertiary (n = 45) 16 (35.6 %) 0 (0.0 %) 28 (62.2 %) 1 (2.2 %) 37 (82.2 %) 3 (6.7 %) 2 (4.4 %) 0 (0 %) 3 (6.7 %) 0 (0.0 %)
Secondary (n = 76) 43 (56.6 %) 1 (1.3 %) 32 (42.1 %) 0 (0.0 %) 53 (69.7 %) 5 (6.6 %) 11 (14.5 %) 1 (1.3 %) 5 (6.6 %) 1 (1.3 %)
Primary (n = 208) 108 (51.9 %) 7 (3.4 %) 88 (42.3 %) 5 (2.4 %) 181 (87.0 %) 3 (1.4 %) 13 (6.3 %) 1 (0.5 %) 8 (3.8 %) 2 (1.0 %)
Total (n = 329) 167 (50.8 %) 8 (2.4 %) 148 (45.0 %) 6 (1.8 %) 271 (82.4 %) 11 (3.3 %) 26 (7.9 %) 2 (0.6 %) 16 (4.9 %) 3 (0.9 %)
  1. (ICN = infection control nurse, ICC = infection control consultant, LPIC = link physician for infection control, QM = Quality management)