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Table 3 Participant responses (frequency (%)) to questions relating to closure and employment business decisions. Participants were asked to select the best fit for their primary work setting

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

  Total responses
N = 464
Victoria
n = 221 (48%)
New South Wales
n = 80 (17%)
Queensland
n = 58 (13%)
South Australia
n = 39 (9%)
NT/TAS/ACT*
n = 23 (5%)
Western Australia
n = 24 (5%)
Business as usual (Self-employed, business owners, employees) 312 (67%) 145 (66%) 57 (71%) 34 (59%) 35 (90%) 15 (65%) 12 (50%)
Business as usual but with developed plan/s for practice closure 74 (16%) 33 (15%) 13 (16%) 12 (21%) 3 (8%) 5 (22%) 6 (25%)
My employer reduced my hours with paid leave 21 (5%) 13 (6%) 2 (3%) 5 (9%)
My employer reduced my hours, with no paid leave 29 (6%) 14 (6%) 4 (5%) 6 (10%) 1 (2%) 2 (9%) 1 (4%)
I am currently not working 28 (6%) 16 (7%) 4 (5%) 1 (1%) 1 (4%) 5 (21%)
  1. *Northern Territory/Tasmania/Australian Capital Territory