Table 2

Contact matrix between the different roles (A: assistants; D: physicians; N: nurses; P: patients; C: caregivers)
A D N P C
A 298 1.16 24.7 0.95 1.92
D 1.16 20.8 3.99 0.95 1.20
N 24.7 3.99 47.3 2.32 2.57
P 0.95 0.95 2.32 1.27 46.9
C 1.92 1.20 2.57 46.9 1.80

The number at row X and column Y gives the average over all pairs of individuals x in X and y in Y of the average daily time, in seconds, that x and y have spent in face-to-face proximity.

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Machens et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:185   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-185

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