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Table 1 Responses: cardiologists vs oncologists; p-values determined via chi-squared analysis

From: Perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic impact on cardio-oncology: results from the COVID-19 International Collaborative Network survey

Survey Question Cardiologists Oncologists P-value
Yes (n (%)) No (n (%)) Yes (n (%)) No (n (%)) Statistical significance < 0.05
“Does your institution provide proper protection for all health care workers to the level they are exposed?” 684 (70.6%) 285 (29.4%) 210 (69.3%) 93 (30.7%) P = 0.598
“Have timely surgery/chemo/immunotherapy treatments for your patients been delayed since the COVID-19 pandemic started?” 498 (56.4%) 385 (43.6%) 152 (50%) 152 (50%) P < 0.001
“Do you use telemedicine to reduce in-person encounters and health care providers’ exposure?” 818 (85.0%) 151 (15.0%) 269 (89.4%) 32 (10.6%) P = 0.085
“Have you been asked to reduce your specialized practice to help/contribute to other areas where urgent help is needed?” 442 (45.5%) 529 (54.5%) 76 (25.2%) 226 (74.8%) P < 0.001
“Have you had in service instruction/guidelines from leadership at your institution about policies to protect your patients, your team, your colleagues and yourself?” 839 (86.1%) 136 (13.9%) 272 (89.2%) 33 (10.8%) P = 0.168
“Do you feel you have adequate support from your institution’s leadership to carry on with your duties?” 690 (71.5%) 275 (28.5%) 232 (76.1%) 73 (23.9%) P = 0.030
“Do you discuss with all your patients the importance of strict adherence to COVID-19 community behavior as part of your office/clinic encounters?” 885 (91.5%) 82 (8.5%) 285 (95%) 15 (5%) P = 0.141
“Do you have access to COVID-19 testing at your institution or local lab?” 730 (75.1%) 242 (24.9%) 205 (67.4%) 99 (32.6%) P = 0.017
“Has your institution used Tocilizumab or other anti-inflammatory agents for COVID-19 related myocarditis?” 130 (15.1%) 733 (84.9%) 42 (16.7%) 210 (83.3%) P = 0.059
Has your institution used empiric treatment with Remdesivir or other anti-viral treatments for the sickest patients? 289 (32.7%) 595 (67.3%) 69 (26.1%) 195 (73.9%) P = 0.035
“In your opinion, should there be a government mandated nationwide quarantine/lock-down to slow down the propagation/transmission of COVID-19?” 826 (85.7%) 138 (14.3%) 259 (86.6%) 40 (13.4%) P = 0.909
“Should medical professional organizations take a more active role, and have more influence in official health care policy decisions during this major crisis?” 926 (95.2%) 47 (4.8% 289 (95.7%) 13 (4.3%) P = 0.931