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Table 9 Contingency table re staffing preparedness

From: Preparedness of Hospitals in the Republic of Ireland for an Influenza Pandemic, an Infection Control Perspective

Response Cross-training to treat an influx of influenza patients Cross-trained staff to provide patient care outside their routine area Plans for having designated staff limited to treat either influenza or non-influenza patients Developed policies/procedures Plans for instituting "working quarantine" for staff
Yes 12 (26.1 %) 9 (19.6 %) 23 (50.0 %) 16 (34.8 %) 10 (21.7 %)
No 30 (65.2 %) 31 (67.4 %) 16 (34.8 %) 24 (52.2 %) 27 (57.7 %)
Don't know 4 (8.7 %) 6 (13.0 %) 7 (15.2 %) 6 (13.0 %) 9 (19.6 %)
Total 46 (100.0 %) 46 (100.0 %) 46 (100.0 %) 46 (100.0 %) 46 (100.0 %)
p-value <0.001 <0.001 0.015 0.005 0.001