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Table 2 Other questionnaire responses by participants

From: An Anatolian study on the current knowledge and attitudes of urology operating room staff on ionizing radiation

Questions Answers n %
Average number of fluoroscopy exposures per day? 1 68 39.3
  2 27 15.6
  3 14 8.1
   > 4 64 37.0
Do you have a dosimeter? Yes 75 43.4
  No 98 56.6
Are your dosimeter measurements taken regularly? Yes 77 44.5
  No 96 55.5
Do you have enough information about the undesirable effects of radiation? Yes 127 73.4
  No 46 26.6
Which systems or systems does the radiation affect? Central nervous system 104 16.2
  Gastrointestinal system 101 15.7
  Haematological system 150 23.4
  Skin 150 23.4
  Eyes 137 21.3
What disease or illnesses does radiation cause? Cancer 172 38.7
  Cataract 94 21.2
  Dementia 49 11.0
  Leukaemia 120 27.0
  Thyroid pathology 4 0.9
  Infertility 4 0.9
  Colitis 1 0.2
Have you been educated about the negative effects of radiation? Yes 73 42.2
  No 100 57.8
What are the protective method you use to protect yourself from the negative effects of radiation? Lead apron 169 45.7
  Thyroid shield 138 37.0
  Gonadal protector 21 5.7
  Gloves 32 8.6
  Goggles 11 3.0
Is there a radiation warning sign in the area you work? Yes 115 66.5
  No 58 33.5