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Table 4 Factors predicting high psychological distress in respondents who did not suspect that they had COVID-19 (n = 1332)

From: Coping style, social support and psychological distress in the general Chinese population in the early stages of the COVID-19 epidemic

  95% CI OR β P-value
Lower Upper
Married
 Yes a    1.0   
 No 1.10 3.58 2.00 0.69 0.022
Time spent searching for information about COVID-19 (h/day)
 1-2a    1.0   
 3–4 0.42 3.13 1.15 0.14 0.793
 5–6 0. 50 2.77 1.18 0.16 0.719
 7–8 2.04 12.5 5.26 1.64 0.001
  ≥ 8 3.23 16.7 7.14 2.00 < 0.001
Coping style
 Active 0.84 0.92 0.88 −0.13 < 0.001
 Passive 1.05 1.20 1.12 0.12 0.001
Social support
 Subjective support 0.86 0.97 0.91 −0.09 0.005
 Objective support 0.79 1.00 0.89 −0.12 0.043
 Utilization of support 0.72 1.02 0.86 −0.15 0.046
  1. Note: a Reference group
  2. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval