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Volume 21, Number 11—November 2015

Workplace Safety Concerns among Co-workers of Responder Returning from Ebola-Affected Country

Benjamin P. ChanComments to Author , Elizabeth R. Daly, and Elizabeth A. Talbot
Author affiliations: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, New Hampshire, USA (B.P. Chan, E.R. Daly, E.A. Talbot); Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA (E.A. Talbot)

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Table 1

Respondent characteristics for survey assessing workplace comfort levels with co-worker travel to an Ebola-affected country

Characteristic No. (%) respondents, n = 178*
F 133 (78.7)
M 34 (20.1)
2 (1.2)
Age, y; range 23–68, median 51
20–49 67 (40.6)
98 (59.4)
Education level
High school 15 (8.9)
Some college 19 (11.2)
Bachelor’s degree 60 (35.5)
Graduate degree
75 (44.4)
Program area
Infectious disease 38 (22.8)
129 (77.2)
26 (15.1)
*Nonresponders for each demographic question were excluded from the respective proportion calculations. Reponses were missing for program area (n = 11), sex (n = 9), age (n = 13), education level (n = 9), and clinical background (n = 6).

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