Table 2

Professional factors

Training and experienceN% of total% of non-missing
Have you previously provided direct clinical care to any patients affected by these infectious diseases?*
None of the below304557.348.3
Ebola virus1663.12.6
MERS-CoV3236.15.1
SARS2795.24.4
Chikungunya1522.92.4
Cholera16032.5
Influenza (swine, avian, zoonotic)199637.531.6
Zika virus801.51.3
Other10721.7
(Missing)1222.2
How many suspected cases of COVID-19 have you had direct clinical contact with since 1 March 2020?
011442122
1–5191435.236.8
6–1087916.216.9
11–154658.58.9
16–2032566.2
21–251392.62.7
26–301021.92
31–35250.50.5
>362123.94.1
(Missing)2354.3
How confident do you feel in the infection control training that has been provided to you?
Not confident at all4618.58.9
Somewhat not confident119321.923
Neither not confident or confident111820.621.5
Somewhat confident215039.541.4
Very confident27455.3
(Missing)2444.5
How prepared do you feel to provide direct care to suspected cases?
Completely unprepared1953.63.8
Somewhat unprepared136525.126.3
Neither unprepared or prepared57710.611.1
Somewhat prepared264348.650.9
Very prepared4167.68
(Missing)2444.5
How do you feel the care received by patients who are NOT presenting with either symptoms or a diagnosis of COVID-19 is?
Significantly worse than before COVID-1962311.512
Slightly worse than before COVID-19201837.138.9
The same as before COVID-19214539.441.3
Slightly better than before COVID-193456.36.6
Significantly better than before COVID-19591.11.1
(Missing)2504.6
  • *Participants could select more than one option.

  • MERS-CoV, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus.