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Table. 6.

Table. 6.

Survey of daily screening workload, time required, and other workload

Frequency Percentage Average University hospital grade Hospital
grade
Commercial
lab
Workload Gynecology 88.8 45.4 54.8 140.7
Respiratory 12.2 10.0 3.9 17.5
Body fluids 7.5 14.5 4.0 2.8
Urinary 7.2 12.8 3.0 3.9
Thyroid 4.6 7.0 4.3 2.3
FNA 3.5 5.4 2.5 2.1
Time (min) <3 84 47.8 19 (27.9) 5 (16.1) 60 (77.9)
4 37 20.8 18 (26.5) 5 (16.1) 14 (18.2)
5 37 21.3 20 (29.4) 15 (48.5) 2 (2.6)
6 6 3.4 5 (7.4) 1 (3.2) 0 (0.0)
>7 12 6.7 6 (8.8) 5 (16.1) 1 (1.3)
Other workload Screening work 52.8 46.5 78.9
Cell preparation 16.1 18.0 5.1
Quality control 11.4 11.8 5.0
Administrative work 11.1 13.0 5.7
Other 8.6 10.7 5.3
Name Yes 112 62.9
No 66 37.1
Replacement workforce Yes 132 74.2
No 46 25.8

*Screening workload: No. of slides, time required: minutes, other workload: percentages, name: No. of persons (%), replacement workforce: No. of persons (%).

Abbreviation: See Table 1.

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