Table. 1.

Status of laboratory samples from medical clinics in Jeju island before delivery to the referral laboratory centers (general content) (N=142)

Questionnaire results No. (%)
Workers in charge of laboratory sample storage, handling
Registered nurse 78 (54.9)
Medical laboratory technologist 28 (19.7)
Licensed practical nurse 27 (19.0)
Radiological technologist 1 (0.7)
No dedicated person or workers from multiple healthcare job titles 8 (5.6)
Compliance of sample management guideline 141 (99.3)
Guidelines present/good compliance with guidelines 58 (40.8)
Guidelines present/bad compliance with guidelines 31 (21.8)
No guidelines/good sample management 51 (35.9)
No guidelines/bad sample management 1 (0.7)
Who did instruct about the management of samples before the start of sample handling for the laboratory sample storage and delivery?
Delivery worker from referral laboratory 62 (43.7)
Predecessor 60 (42.2)
Study directly with related books 7 (4.9)
Doctor 5 (3.5)
Infectious waste is being thrown away in medical waste disposal containers. 142 (100.0)
Damaging waste is being thrown away in sharps containers. 142 (100.0)
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