- •We observed the visitor utilization of an alcohol-based hand sanitizers (AHS).
- •We examined if location of AHS and visitor characteristics influenced usage of AHS.
- •Location of AHS influences visitor's usage of the AHS.
- •Age and entering the hospital as a group influence the likelihood of visitors using AHS.
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Preliminary data from this study were presented as a poster at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2014 International Symposium on Human Factors in Health Care, March 16-19, 2014, Chicago, IL.
Conflicts of Interest: None to report.