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Table 2 Prevalence of probable anxiety and depression among neurological workers by different characteristics

From: The mental health of neurological doctors and nurses in Hunan Province, China during the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak

Parameters Probable Anxiety P value Probable Depression P value
Sex
 Male 18 (10.8%) 0.025 34 (20.5%) 0.115
 Female 82 (18.4%)   119 (26.7%)  
Age
 ≤ 40 years 88 (18.0%) 0.027 138 (28.2%) <  0.001
 > 40 years 12 (9.8%)   15 (12.2%)  
Education level
 Undergraduate or lower 77 (17.8%) 0.124 116 (26.9%) 0.101
 Graduate or higher 23 (12.8%)   37 (20.6%)  
Marital status
 Married 86 (17.0%) 0.337 125 (24.7%) 0.711
 Single 14 (13.2%)   28 (26.4%)  
Occupation
 Doctor 40 (12.6%) 0.012 64 (20.2%) 0.004
 Nurse 60 (20.3%)   89 (30.2%)  
Title
 Senior 18 (11.5%) 0.041 25 (15.9%) 0.006
 Intermediate 31 (14.9%)   54 (26.0%)  
 Junior or lower 51 (20.6%)   74 (30.0%)  
Do you think the department of neurology is a high-risk place for COVID-19?
 Yes 40 (19.0%) 0.126 61 (29.0%) 0.193
 No 11 (10.2%)   22 (20.4%)  
 Uncertain 49 (16.7%)   70 (23.8%)  
Are your current precautions adequate to prevent infection?
 Yes 8 (11.9%) 0.009 17 (25.4%) 0.537
 No 56 (21.7%)   70 (27.1%)  
 Uncertain 36 (12.5%)   66 (23.0%)  
Are you willing to treat or care for patients with COVID-19?
 Yes 44 (14.8%) 0.569 67 (22.5%) 0.300
 No 17 (17.0%)   25 (25.0%)  
 Uncertain 39 (18.2%)   61 (28.5%)  
  1. Abbreviations: COVID-19: Coronavirus Disease 2019
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