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Table 4 Participant responses (n = 465) to where they obtained information to guide their health and business decisions (n,%) and perceived helpfulness (Median, IQR)

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

  Reported use in past 7 days
n (%)
Perceived helpfulness
Median (IQR)
Department of Health (State/Territory) 347 (75%) 3 (3, 4)
Australian Podiatry Association 334 (72%) 3 (3, 4)
Department of Health (Federal) 291 (63%) 3 (3, 4)
Friends/family (health professionals) 292 (63%) 3 (2, 4)
Facebook (feed or group) 273 (59%) 3 (2, 4)
Local health services (websites, newsletters) 225 (48%) 3 (2, 4)
COVID-19 Government app 214 (46%) 3 (2, 4)
Friends/family (non-health professionals) 209 (45%) 2 (1, 3)
Regulatory bodies 203 (44%) 3 (2, 4)
Twitter 51 (11%) 1 (1, 3)