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Table 1 Select Demographic and Employment Characteristics of Survey Respondents

From: Healthcare workers’ perspectives on coronavirus testing availability: a cross sectional survey

  Total N = 2,508
Age in years, mean (SD, Range) 40 (± 14, 19–81)
Age Categories in years, (%)
  19–29 735 (29)
  30–39 689 (28)
  40–49 357 (14)
  50–59 434 (17)
  ≥ 60 293 (12)
Gender (%)
  Female 1,895 (76)
Race/Ethnicity (%)
  white 1,394 (55)
  Black 185 (7)
  Hispanic or Latino 118 (5)
  Asian 306 (12)
  American Indian/Alaskan Native 6 (< 1)
  Two or More 66 (3)
  Not Applicable (Non-US) 3 (< 1)
  Missing 430 (17)
Marital Status (%) N  = 1,893
  Single 1,257 (66)
  Married 634 (33)
  Other (Partnership/ Divorced/Widowed) 7 (< 1)
Financial Concerns
Worried about NOT having enough money for:
  next month’s rent (%) 480 (20)
  next month’s utilities (%) 294 (12)
  food (%) 257 (10)
  medical bills (%) 230 (9)
  childcare or care of a loved one (%) 212 (8)
  transportation to work (%) 187 (7)
Reported any worry related to finances (%)
  Yes 705 (28)
Federal Poverty Level (%) N  = 2,490
  ≤ 200 % 417 (17)
  201-400 % 838 (34)
  401-600 % 595 (24)
  > 600 % 640 (26)
Occupational & Quality of Life Changes
Annual Salary in USD, mean (SD; Range) 98,142
(± 72,973; 31,054 − 1,088,269)
Annual Salary (median; IQR) (74,797; 51,813 − 129,418)
Full-Time/Part-Time Employment (%)
  Part-Time 543 (22)
  Full-Time 1,965 (78)
Years at Tufts Medical Center, mean (SD) 8 (± 10)
Job Category (%)
  Admin (Research, Finance) 548 (22)
  Executives 43 (2)
  Facilities 88 (3)
  Nursing/Nursing Support 675 (27)
  Patient Care (RTa, PT/OTb, SLPc) 227 (9)
  Patient Support (Pharmacist, Dietary, EVSd) 550 (22)
  Physicians 377 (15)
Self-perceived quality of life pre-COVID pandemic, mean (SD) 7.5 (± 1.7)
Self-perceived quality of life during COVID pandemic, mean (SD) 5.6 (± 1.9)
In what ways has your job changed:
  I have been furloughed (%) 160 (6)
  I have reduced hours (%) 55 (2)
  Hours have increased (%) 418 (17)
  I have been asked to work in a different place (%) 750 (30)
  Asked to work from home (%) 689 (27)
  I am on leave of absence (%) 15 (< 1)
  My job is more stressful (%) 1,394 (56)
Reported any changes to job
  Yes 2,280 (91)
How much has employee’s job changed (%) N  = 2,506
  Not at all 154 (6)
  Somewhat 699 (28)
  A good deal 734 (29)
  Very much 869 (35)
  Don’t know 50 (2)
Worried about using up sick leave/PTO e (%) N  = 2,464
  Not at all 980 (40)
  Somewhat 660 (27)
  A good deal 271 (11)
  Very much 403 (16)
  I don’t get sick leave or paid time off 150 (6)
  1. a Respiratory Therapist
  2. b Physical Therapist/ Occupational Therapist
  3. c Speech and Language Pathologist
  4. d Environmental Services
  5. e Paid Time Off