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Table 1 Characteristics of survey participants

From: Protecting providers and patients: results of an Internet survey of health care workers’ risk perceptions and ethical concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic

Gender Count Percent
Female 557 66.7
Male 273 32.7
Other 5 0.6
Total 835 100.0
Profession
Critical Care Registered Nurse/Nurse Anesthetist 5 0.6
Doctor (MD, DO) 540 69.4
Laboratory technician 3 0.4
Licensed practical nurse 1 0.1
Nurse practitioner 31 4.0
Paramedic or EMT 10 1.3
Physician assistant 11 1.4
Mental Healthcare Provider 52 6.7
Registered nurse 74 9.5
Respiratory therapist 2 0.3
Other 49 6.3
Total 778 100.0
Facility type
Academic medical center 270 35.2
Community, private health system 234 30.5
Government Health System (i.e., county or city hospital) 113 14.7
Long-term care or assisted living 7 0.9
Out of hospital, ambulance etc. 9 1.2
Prison or other detention health system 4 0.5
VA health system 16 2.1
Other 114 14.9
Total 767 100.0
Relevant prior experiences
Yes 249 32.3%
Disasters or emergencies in home country 57 7.4
Global Health development work 78 10.1
Military 15 1.9
No 522 67.7
Total 771 100.0