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Table 1 General characteristics

From: The COVID-19 pandemic: impact on surgical departments of non-university hospitals

Variable n (%)
Age (in years)  
 < 30 0 (0)
31–50 23 (15.5)
 > 50 124 (83.8)
Not specified 1 (0.7)
Sex  
Male 139 (93.9)
Female 6 (4.1)
Non-binary 1 (0.7)
Not specified 2 (1.4)
Profession*  
Head of department 143 (96.6)
Senior consultant 5 (3.4)
Type of hospital  
Maximum care hospital1 11 (7.4)
Specialized hospital2 53 (35.8)
General hospital3 83 (56.1)
Not specified 1 (0.7)
Size of hospital (number of beds)  
 < 100 2 (1.4)
100–200 20 (13.5)
201–500 85 (57.4)
501–1000 34 (23.0)
 > 1000 6 (4.1)
Not specified 1 (0.7)
Intensive care capacity (number of intensive care beds)  
 < 10 23 (15.5)
10–20 86 (58.1)
21–50 29 (19.6)
51–100 8 (5.4)
 > 100 2 (1.4)
Not specified 0 (0)
Number of yearly performed operations  
 < 1000 7 (4.7)
1000–2000 76 (51.4)
2001–3000 44 (29.7)
 > 3000 15 (10.1)
Not specified 6 (4.1)
  1. *Answer was obligatory to fill in
  2. 1A hospital of maximum care comprises of several specialties aside of a surgical/internal medicine department with highly differentiated medical-technical facilities, responsible for teaching and research
  3. 2A specialized hospital comprises of several specialties aside of a surgical/internal medicine department
  4. 3A general hospital comprises of at least one surgical and/or internal medicine department