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Table 2 Comparison of survey responses and staff work schedules during the SARS index patient's hospitalization in Hanoi, Vietnam.

From: Factors associated with nosocomial SARS-CoV transmission among healthcare workers in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2003

   Worked at least one shift during index patient's hospitalization, 26 February-5 March, 2003  
Staff position Completed Survey n (%) No. surveyed who reported working No. scheduled to work* Agreement (%)
Midwife (n = 10) 9 (90) 9 8 88.9
Nurse (Op.Rm./ICU) (n = 14) 7 (50) 6 6 100
Housekeeper (n = 16) 16 (100) 15 16 93.8
Receptionist (n = 10) 9 (90) 9 7 77.8
Security (n = 8) 7 (87.5) 7 7 100
Total (n = 58) 48 (82.8) 46 44 95.7 §
  1. * Shift schedules were obtained from Hospital A human resources administration for approximately 30% of Hospital A staff.
  2. † Agreement between reported and scheduled work activity among surveyed staff.
  3. ‡ Receptionist does not include cashiers (1) and store clerks (2) who also worked in the reception area of Hospital A and who are included in Reception category in Table 1.
  4. § Kappa score κ = 0.476 (p = 0.002); suggests intermediate qualitative agreement for two reporting sources.