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Table 1 Types and frequency of protection equipment use

From: The hidden risk of ionizing radiation in the operating room: a survey among 258 orthopaedic surgeons in Brazil

Protection EquipmentFrequency%
Hospital Apron16965.5
Hospital Apron + Thyroid shield6725.9
Hospital Apron + Thyroid shield + Spectacles135.0
Hospital Apron + Spectacles20.8
Own Apron10.4
Own Apron + Thyroid shield10.4
Own Apron + Thyroid shield + Spectacles20.8
Own Apron + Spectacles10.4
None20.8
Total258100