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Table 3

The Correlation between Hand and Equipment Surface Contamination

Hand contamination groupStaphylococcusepidermidis hand contaminationStaphylococcus hand contaminationS. epidermidis surface contaminationStaphylococcus surface contamination
Hand contamination group1
S. epidermidis hand contamination0.929**1
Staphylococcus hand contamination0.3250.3881
S. epidermidis surface contamination−0.189−0.217−0.0141
Staphylococcus surface contamination−0.394−0.308−0.2580.2591

Hand contamination group were identified including S. epidermidis and Staphylococcus.

Data was analysed by Spearman’s correlation coefficient.

**p<0.01.

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