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Table 2 Participant responses (frequency (%)) to questions relating to the level of personal protection equipment (PPE) and consumables to undertaken infection prevention and control in their practice setting

From: Experiences of Australian podiatrists working through the 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: an online survey

  Total responses
N = 453
Victoria
n = 211 (47%)
New South Wales
n = 81 (18%)
Queensland
n = 58 (13%)
South Australia
n = 39 (9%)
NT/TAS/ACT*
n = 23 (5%)
Western Australia
n = 24 (5%)
No PPE or consumable stock supply issues 223 (49%) 112 (53%) 47 (55%) 26 (45%) 17 (44%) 8 (35%) 12 (50%)
< 2 months PPE/hand hygiene products 145 (32%) 68 (32%) 19 (23%) 24 (41%) 14 (36%) 8 (35%) 8 (33%
Limited stock of some PPE components 59 (13%) 27 (13%) 11 (14%) 5 (9%) 4 (10%) 7 (30%) 3 (13%)
No waterless hand hygiene products 3 (1%) 1 (1%) 1 (1%) 1 (3%)
No stock of some PPE components 23 (5%) 3 (1%) 3 (4%) 3 (5%) 3 (7%) 1 (4%)