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Table 3 Purchase figures on hygiene products per patient (per patient-day) monitored at equine hospitals

From: A pre- and post-intervention study of infection control in equine hospitals in Sweden

  Retrospective1 Pre-intervention2 Post-intervention3
Hospital A    
Months of recording 10 6 12
Hand sanitisers, ml 82 48 50
Pairs of gloves 33 20 19
Hospital B    
Months of recording 8 6 12
Hand sanitisers, ml 3 (2) 6 (4) 8 (5)
Pairs of gloves/patient 7 (5) 13 (8) 13 (9)
Hospital C    
Months of recording 11 5 12
Hand sanitisers, ml 3 4 6
Pairs of gloves 2 2 7
  1. 1Retrospective figures prior to the actual start of the study.
  2. 2Figures prior to an intervention, which included education of infection control procedures.
  3. 3Figures after the intervention.