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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics (n = 830)

From: Depression, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and fear of COVID-19 in the general population and health-care workers: prevalence, relationship, and explicative model in Peru

   General population (n = 640) Health-care workers (n = 190)
n % n %
Age 18 to 19 20 3.1% 0 0.0%
20 to 29 180 28.1% 38 20.0%
30 to 39 190 29.7% 85 44.7%
40 to 49 103 16.1% 32 16.8%
50 to 59 94 14.7% 17 8.9%
60 to more 53 8.3% 18 9.5%
Sex Men 217 33.9% 68 35.8%
Women 423 66.1% 122 64.2%
Civil Status Married 260 40.6% 85 44.7%
Divorced 56 8.8% 15 7.9%
Single 317 49.5% 89 46.8%
Widowed 7 1.1% 1 0.5%
Educational level Primary 1 0.2% 0 0.0%
Secondary 81 12.7% 0 0.0%
Technical 109 17.0% 3 1.6%
University 449 70.2% 187 98.4%
Employment status Formal employment 381 59.5% 176 92.6%
Informal employment 88 13.8% 8 4.2%
Unemployed 171 26.7% 6 3.2%
Do you have a religion? No 211 33.0% 47 24.7%
Yes 429 67.0% 143 75.3%
Diagnosis of a mental health problem No 553 86.4% 162 85.3%
Yes 87 13.6% 28 14.7%
Number of inseparable symptoms of COVID-19a None 435 68.0% 132 69.5%
1 135 21.1% 40 21.1%
2 40 6.3% 14 7.4%
3 to more 30 4.7% 4 2.1%
Depression No 514 80.3% 167 87.9%
Yes 126 19.7% 23 12.1%
Anxiety No 547 85.5% 174 91.6%
Yes 93 14.5% 16 8.4%
Stress No 514 80.3% 170 89.5%
Yes 126 19.7% 20 10.5%
  1. aCough, fatigue, muscle pain, headache, or diarrhea