Table 2

Characteristics of healthcare workers with COVID-19 infection and deaths

CharacteristicInfectionDeath
Agei.Median age: 47.3 years (n=14 058)Median age: 56.2 years (n=343)
Range: 18–84 yearsRange: 18–84 years
Sexii.Male: 28.4% (n=5806)Male: 70.8% (n=550)
Female: 71.6% (n=14 656)Female: 29.2% (n=227)
Level (number)iii.Student: <0.1% (n=13)Student: 0.3% (n=1)
Trainee: <0.1% (n=2)Trainee: 0.6% (n=2)
Qualified: 99.9% (n=36 081)Qualified: 96.4% (n=350)
Retired: <0.1% (n=10)Retired: 2.7% (n=10)
Type of HCWiv.Doctor: 31.3% (n=8688)Doctor: 51.4% (n=525)
Nurse: 38.6% (n=10 706)Nurse: 25.3% (n=259)
Midwives: <0.1% (n=9)Midwives: 0.9% (n=9)
Allied health professionals: 23.1% (n=6394)Allied health professionals: 12.2% (n=125)
Support staff: 6.8% (n=1899)Support staff:7.2% (n=74)
Administrators: <0.1% (n=29)Administrators: 2.8% (n=29)
Admission to intensive care unitv.n=1158NA
i. Data from 15% of all countries; ii. Data from 21% of all countries; iii. Data from 7% of all countries; iv. Data from 13% of all countries; v. Data from 10% of all countriesi. Data from 17% of all countries; ii. Data from 21% of all countries; iii. Data from 13% of all countries; iv. Data from 22% of all countries.
  • HCW, healthcare worker; NA, not available.