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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Participating Healthcare Workers (HCWs)

From: "Will they just pack up and leave?" – attitudes and intended behaviour of hospital health care workers during an influenza pandemic

Hospital  
Characteristic No. (%) of HCWs
(n = 1079)
   General 520 (48.1)
   Pediatric 559 (51.8)
Occupational cohort (three largest categories)  
Nursing* 512 (47.5)
   Registered Nurse 318
   Clinical Nurse Supervisor 67
   Nurse Unit Manager 27
Medical* 281 (26.0)
   Staff Specialist 76
   Registrar 64
   Medical Student 65
Allied health* 165 (15.3)
   Physiotherapist 36
   Occupational Therapist 22
   Social Work 11
Ancillary/hospital support* 121 (11.2)
   Administration 72
   Domestic Services 22
   Catering 20
Sex  
   Female 807 (74.8)
   Male 245 (22.7)
   Not specified 27 (2.50)
Home/living arrangements  
   Live alone 108 (10.0)
   Live in shared accommodation 267 (24.7)
   Live with partner/spouse 132 (12.2)
   Live with partner/spouse and children 446 (41.3)
   Other 98 (9.10)
   Not specified 28 (2.60)
Age group (years)  
   18–30 338 (31.3)
   31–40 280 (25.9)
   41–50 247 (22.9)
   51+ 186 (17.2)
   Not specified 28 (2.6)
  1. * Nursing staff categories (Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse Co-ordinator, Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Registered Nurse, Enrolled Nurse, Student Nurse, Nurse Educator); Medical staff categories (Staff Specialist, Visiting Medical Officer, Registrar, Resident, Intern, Research Fellow, Medical Student); Allied Health staff category (Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Dietician, Speech Therapist, Psychologist, Social Worker, Blood Collection, Laboratory Technician); Ancillary staff categories (Domestic services, IT, Administration, Security, Maintenance, Chaplain, Intake Officer, Finance).