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Table 1 Demographic and occupational characteristics by country

From: Workplace factors associated with mental health of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: an international cross-sectional study

  China UK US Other Total
N % N % N % N % N %
Overall 1213 100.0 891 100.0 252 100.0 171 100.0 2527 100.0
Gender
Male 171 14.1 242 27.2 43 17.1 50 29.2 506 20.0
Female 1042 85.9 649 72.8 209 82.9 121 70.8 2021 80.0
Age
18–25 188 15.5 72 8.1 7 2.8 8 4.7 275 10.9
26–33 525 43.3 307 34.5 43 17.1 41 24 916 36.2
34–40 226 18.6 202 22.7 62 24.6 37 21.6 527 20.9
41–48 179 14.8 175 19.6 67 26.6 43 25.1 464 18.4
49+ 95 7.8 135 15.2 73 29.0 42 24.6 345 13.7
Living arrangements
Lives with others 1120 92.3 756 84.8 201 79.8 147 86.0 2224 88.0
Lives alone 93 7.7 135 15.2 51 20.2 24 14.0 303 12.0
Role
Doctors 165 13.6 496 55.7 114 45.2 99 57.9 874 34.6
Nurses 993 81.9 244 27.4 97 38.5 33 19.3 1367 54.1
Other 55 4.5 151 16.9 41 16.3 39 22.8 286 11.3
Involved in care of person who died of COVID-19
No 1002 82.6 401 45 117 46.4 137 80.1 1657 65.6
Yes 211 17.4 490 55 135 53.6 34 19.9 870 34.4
Redeployment
Not redeployed 623 51.4 557 62.5 169 67.1 129 75.4 1478 58.5
General medicine 51 4.2 71 8.0 15 6.0 5 2.9 142 5.6
Emergency medicine 49 4 29 3.3 6 2.4 7 4.1 91 3.6
Intensive Care Unit 59 4.9 168 18.9 45 17.9 15 8.8 287 11.4
Other 431 35.5 66 7.4 17 6.7 15 8.8 529 20.9
Redeployment: training received (of those redeployed)
No training/ not satisfied 248 42.0 199 59.6 54 65.1 22 52.4 523 49.9
Satisfied with training 342 58.0 135 40.4 29 34.9 20 47.6 526 50.1
PPE: perceived risk
Low 1025 84.5 707 79.3 191 75.8 136 79.5 2059 81.5
High 188 15.5 184 20.7 61 24.2 35 20.5 468 18.5
Support in area/ specialty
Adequate 1084 89.4 732 82.2 166 65.9 120 70.2 2102 83.2
Poor 129 10.6 159 17.8 86 34.1 51 29.8 425 16.8
Mental health support
Adequate 853 70.3 476 53.4 115 45.6 63 36.8 1507 59.6
Poor 360 29.7 415 46.6 137 54.4 108 63.2 1020 40.4
  1. ‘Other’ roles include allied healthcare professionals, interns, and hospital management/administrative staff; ‘Other’ redeployment includes contingency planning and telehealth
  2. ICU Intensive Care Unit, PPE Personal Protective Equipment