Cross-sectional anonymous online survey among physicians treating individuals with cancer in the United States during the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic (March 27, 2020 – April 10, 2020). Recruitment: Snowball convenience sampling through social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn). Eligibility criteria: ≥18 years, able to read/write in English, and being a physician (MD or DO) currently residing and providing cancer treatment in the United States. Data collected and stored in REDCap.
We have provided the survey instrument, data, and the SAS program(s) which generate the calculated variables and statistical analyses as described in the manuscript(s). A. Filename: COVID19_us_oncologist_survey_data3.csv Short description: Data set B. Filename: COVID19AndOncologistsSurvey_REDCapSurvey.pdf Short Description: PDF of survey as presented to participants in REDCap online C. Filename: Covid19_oncologist_analysis_emot_health_final_UPLOAD.sas Short Description: SAS code (9.4) to generate variables and statistical analysis for Thomaier et al., 2020. NOTE: Variables dem_1, dem_3, dem_4, dem_5, and dem_17 have been removed from this public version of the dataset to protect participant privacy. These correspond to age, transgender status, race, ethnicity, and state of residence/practice. To obtain a complete raw dataset, please contact the lead investigator to be vetted for access to that data.
Sponsorship: This research was supported in part by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, grant UL1TR002494 as well as the National Cancer Institute P30 Cancer Center Support Grant, grant CA77598. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences or the National Cancer Institute.