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Table 3 State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI-S) scores according to major worker categories

From: Comparison of hospital worker anxiety in COVID-19 treating and non-treating hospitals in the same city during the COVID-19 pandemic

Worker Category No. Mean ± SD Median (IQR) % STAI-S ≥ 45
Dentists 13 47.9 ± 12.9 49 (36–52) 53.8%
Resident doctors 117 46.3 ± 12.2 47 (37–56) 48.7%
Others 54 42.0 ± 11.9 41 (35–50) 38.9%
Nurses 487 44.2 ± 11.9 43 (35.5–53) 37.9%
Research staff 58 43.3 ± 11.9 45 (35–52) 37.9%
Office staff 234 42.4 ± 11.7 42 (33.5–52) 33.6%
Physician Assist. 10 37.5 ± 12.0 37 (27–46) 30.0%
Lab workers 93 42.4 ± 10.6 43 (34–50) 29.0%
Social workers/ psychologists 42 42.2 ± 9.7 41 (35–50) 28.5%
Non-physician clinicians 75 40.6 ± 11.0 39 (33.5–46.5) 28.0%
General service 62 40.2 ± 11.0 39 (33–49) 27.4%
Interns 18 38.4 ± 12.0 43 (27–47) 27.7%
Technicians 75 40.9 ± 11.3 40 (33–48) 25.3%
Senior doctors 220 38.0 ± 11.8 36 (28–46) 23.6%
Pharmacists 12 38.9 ± 7.2 41 (37–44) 8.3%
All staff 1570 42.4 ± 11.8 42 (34–51) 33.5%