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Table 2 Academic versus non academic setting; p-values determined by 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 Academic Non-Academic 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?” 360 (74.4%) 124 (25.6%) 611 (67.4%) 296 (32.7%) 0.018
“Have timely surgery/chemo/immunotherapy treatments for your patients been delayed since the COVID-19 pandemic started?” 216 (47.5%) 239 (52.5%) 479 (56.8%) 364 (43.2%) 0.157
“Do you use telemedicine to reduce in-person encounters and health care providers’ exposure?” 438 (90.3%) 47 (9.7%) 727 (80.2%) 180 (19.8%) < 0.001
“Have you been asked to reduce your specialized practice to help/contribute to other areas where urgent help is needed?” 196 (40.4%) 289 (59.6%) 356 (39.3%) 551 (60.7%) 0.325
“Have you had in service instruction/guidelines from leadership at your institution about policies to protect your patients, your team, your colleagues and yourself?” 451 (92.6%) 36 (7.4%) 765 (83.9%) 148 (16.2%) < 0.001
“Do you feel you have adequate support from your institution’s leadership to carry on with your duties?” 391 (80.3%) 96 (19.7%) 609 (67.5%) 293 (32.5%) < 0.001
“Do you discuss with all your patients the importance of strict adherence to COVID-19 community behavior as part of your office/clinic encounters?” 436 (90.5%) 46 (9.5%) 837 (92.7%) 66 (7.3%) 0.199
“Do you have access to COVID-19 testing at your institution or local lab?” 407 (84.1%) 77 (15.9%) 607 (66.7%) 303 (33.3%) < 0.001
“Has your institution used Tocilizumab or other anti-inflammatory agents for COVID-19 related myocarditis?” 93 (22.5%) 320 (77.5%) 93 (11.5%) 714 (88.5%) < 0.001
Has your institution used empiric treatment with Remdesivir or other anti-viral treatments for the sickest patients? 166 (38.6%) 264 (61.4%) 215 (26.1%) 609 (73.9%) < 0.001
“In your opinion, should there be a government mandated nationwide quarantine/lock-down to slow down the propagation/transmission of COVID-19?” 421 (88.1%) 57 (11.9%) 766 (84.5%) 140 (15.5%) 0.186
“Should medical professional organizations take a more active role, and have more influence in official health care policy decisions during this major crisis?” 467 (96.5%) 17 (3.5%) 861 (94.6%) 49 (5.4%) 0.209