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Table 2 Respondents’ perceptions of workplace preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic

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%)
Is your clinic designated to treat patients suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19?*
 Yes 114 (15.7%) 56 (11.0%) 170 (13.7%)
 No 613 (84.3%) 454 (89.0%) 1067 (86.3%)
My workplace has currently adequate infection control equipment
 Agree/completely agree 456 (62.7%) 310 (60.8%) 766 (61.9%)
 Undecided/disagree/completely disagree 271 (37.3%) 200 (39.2%) 471 (38.1%)
My workplace handles the current situation well
 Agree/completely agree 597 (82.1%) 438 (85.9%) 1035 (83.7%)
 Undecided/disagree/completely disagree 130 (17.9%) 72 (14.1%) 202 (16.3%)
My workplace is well equipped to handle an escalation of COVID-19 situation
 Agree/completely agree 289 (39.8%) 212 (41.6%) 501 (40.5%)
 Undecided/disagree/completely disagree 438 (60.2%) 298 (58.4%) 736 (59.5%)
  1. *p < 0.05 differences between dental professionals working and not working clinically with patients in the lock-down period