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Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Hand hygiene compliance, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termHand hygiene staff compliance
METeOR identifier:Help on this term717645
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
Description:Help on this term

This indicator measures the compliance rate (as a percentage) of correct hand hygiene by hospital staff.

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Data is collected in accordance with the Hand Hygiene Australia, Hand Hygiene Manual.

Numerator: number of times hand hygiene was performed correctly at the correct time.
Denominator: number of hand hygiene opportunities that were observed.

Computation:Help on this term

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of times hand hygiene was performed correctly at the correct time

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of hand hygiene opportunities that were observed

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
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NN[N]

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