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Table 3 Pre-existing resource networks frequencies (N = 118)

From: Mass fatality preparedness among medical examiners/coroners in the United States: a cross-sectional study

  n(%)a
Local Office of Emergency Management/Civil Defense 99 (83.9)
Local funeral homes, cemeteries, crematories 97 (82.2)
Local first response organizations 95 (80.5)
Local/State Department of Health 92 (78.0)
State Office of Emergency Management/Civil Defense 88 (74.6)
Federal assets 85 (72.0)
Voluntary organizations 79 (67.0)
Local health care organizations 78 (66.1)
Other nearby Coroner/Sheriff’s office/Justice of the Peace 74 (62.7)
Other nearby office of medical examiner 65 (55.1)
Faith-based organizations 51 (43.2)
Disaster management vendors/contractors 47 (39.8)
Other 4 (3.4)
  1. aData shown represent individuals who endorsed each item on the checklist.