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Table 1 Background characteristics of respondents

From: Psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on dental health personnel in Norway

Characteristics Worked clinically with patients
Yes
n = 727
(58.8%)
No
n = 510
(41.2%)
Total
n = 1237
(100%)
Gender*
 Female 636 (87.5%) 470 (92.2%) 1106 (89.4%)
 Male 91 (12.5%) 40 (7.8%) 131 (10.6%)
Work experience (years)
 0–9 240 (33.0%) 149 (29.2%) 389 (31.4%)
  ≥ 10 487 (67.0%) 361 (70.8%) 848 (68.6%)
Profession*
 Dentist 413 (56.8%) 177 (34.7%) 590 (47.7%)
 Dental hygienist 66 (9.1%) 169 (33.1%) 235 (19%)
 Dental assistant 248 (34.1%) 164 (32.2%) 412 (33.3%)
Size of dental clinic
 Small (<  7 employees) 164 (22.6%) 129 (25.3%) 293 (23.7%)
 Large (≥ 7 employees) 563 (77.4%) 381 (74.7%) 944 (76.3%)
Work sector
 Public 664 (91.3%) 470 (92.2%) 1134 (92%)
 Private 63 (8.7%) 40 (7.8%) 103 (8%)
  1. *p < 0.05 differences between dental professionals working and not working clinically with patients in the lockdown period