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Table 1 Impact of COVID-19 on NF clinic patient volume

From: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on neurofibromatosis clinical care and research

Estimated patient volume in April 2020 compared to pre-COVID-19 pandemic (n = 52)
0% 3 (5.8%)
1–25% 15 (28.9%)
26–50% 16 (30.8%)
51–75% 7 (13.5%)
76–100% 9 (17.3%)
 > 100% 2 (3.9%)
Estimated percentage of clinic patient volume delivered by telehealth (n = 49*)
100% 5 (10.2%)
75–99% 32 (65.3%)
50–74% 5 (10.2%)
25–49% 5 (10.2%)
0–24% 2 (4.0%)
  1. Based on respondent estimates, a vast majority of clinics reported a decrease in patient volume in April 2020 compared to prior to the pandemic, and most clinics were using telehealth for a majority of their NF clinic patients
  2. *Excludes three clinics reporting no patient visits in April 2020