Table 1

Characteristics of focus group interview study participants

CharacteristicsNumber (n=20)Per cent
Type of occupation
 Public health doctor1575
 Professional epidemiologist525
Type of employment period
Type of medical licence
 Doctor of Korean medicine*1260
 Doctor of medicine15
 Doctor of dental medicine15
Months of work experience as HCWs during COVID-19
  • The results from Table 1 have been reported and published in an earlier study (see Reference 25)

  • *Doctors of Korean medicine practise conventional medicine, including herbal treatments, and acupuncture.

  • HCWs, healthcare workers.