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Table 1 Demographics of 148 deaf and hard of hearing health professional and student survey respondentsa

From: Exploring accommodations along the education to employment pathway for deaf and hard of hearing healthcare professionals

Demographic variable N (%)
Sex
 Female 76 73.0
 Male 27 26.0
 non-binary 1 1.0
Race
 White 83 80.6
 Asian or Asian-American 14 13.6
 Black, African-American, Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native 7 6.8
 Other 7 6.8
 Preferred not to answer 2 0.9
Hispanic or Latinx origin
 Yes 6 5.8
 No 96 92.3
 Preferred not to answer 2 1.9
Membership in other groups underrepresented in healthcare
 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer 17 17.0
 First in your family to attend college 12 12.0
 Immigrant or child of immigrant parents 25 25.0
 Veteran 0 0.0
 None of the above 56 56.0
Self-identification of hearing loss
 Deaf or deaf 77 52.7
 Hard of hearing 72 49.3
 Hearing-impaired 50 34.3
 With a hearing loss 41 28.1
Severity of hearing loss (self-reported)
 Mild 3 2.1
 Moderate 28 19.4
 Severe 40 27.8
 Profound 71 49.3
 Unsure or do not know 2 1.4
Current level of training or practice
 Student in health professional school 47 37.6
 Residency or fellowship 13 10.4
 Graduated school & completed clinical training 51 40.8
 No longer in school, did not graduate 2 1.6
 Did not begin health professional school 12 9.6
Current year at school for those who are in school (n = 44)
 Year: First 12 27.3
 Second 6 13.6
 Third 11 25.0
 Fourth 7 15.9
 Fifth 0 0
 Other 8 18.2
  1. aRespondents could choose more than one answer