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Table 5 Practice of hospital pharmacists regarding safety

From: Assessing knowledge, attitude, practice, and preparedness of hospital pharmacists in Lebanon towards COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

Questions No Yes NA
 Was any of your staff members tested positive for COVID-19? 73 (90.1%) 7 (8.6%) 1 (1.2%)
 Were training hours suspended during the pandemic? 12 (14.8%) 50 (61.7%) 19 (23.5%)
 Are you required to wear a mask while performing your job? 27 (33.3%) 49 (60.5%) 5 (6.2%)
 Are you required to wear gloves while performing your job? 45 (55.6%) 32 (39.5%) 4 (4.9%)
 Are you wearing goggles/glasses to protect your eyes while performing your job at the pharmacy? 75 (92.6%) 5 (6.2%) 1 (1.2%)
 Are you still working as a full team as before COVID-19? 59 (72.8%) 22 (27.2%)
 If you are alternating schedule, were you asked to use vacation days? 21 (25.9%) 51 (63.0%) 9 (11.1%)
 Did the working hours decrease for staff to decrease exposure? 37 (45.7%) 41 (50.6%) 3 (3.7%)
 Did the working hours decrease for the chief pharmacist to decrease exposure? 41 (50.6%) 36 (44.4%) 4 (4.9%)
 Were staff rotations changed in a way to decrease exposure? 15 (18.5%) 58 (71.6%) 8 (9.9%)
 For how long do you put your face mask before changing it (hours) (median) [IQR]? 5 (IQR = 3–7)
 For how long do you put your gloves before changing them (hours) (median) [IQR]? 2.5 (IQR = 1–7)
Additional questions Never Rarely Often Always
 Are you able to wash your hands during your shift? 0 0 11 (13.6%) 70 (86.4%)
 Are you able to rub your hands with hydro-alcoholic gel during your work shift? 1 (1.2%) 0 11 (13.6%) 69 (85.2%)
 Are you able to maintain social distancing of at least 1.5 m from work colleagues? 4 (4.9%) 11 (13.6%) 37 (45.7%) 29 (35.8%)
 Are you able to avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth? 0 12 (14.8%) 45 (55.6%) 24 (29.6%)
 Are you able to stay home if not feeling well? 6 (7.4%) 12 (14.8%) 25 (30.9%) 38 (46.9%)
 Do you put gloves during your work shift? 21 (25.9%) 28 (34.6%) 15 (18.5%) 17 (21.0%)
 Do you wear a mask during your work shift? 10 (12.3%) 15 (18.5%) 18 (22.2%) 38 (46.9%)