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Table 4 Mean and ≥ 45 STAI-S scores of workers according to major demographic variables

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

Group No. Median STAI-S (IQR) P value % STAI-S ≥ 45 P value
CTH 1213 42 (34–52) 0.005 34.8% 0.04
NCTH 340 40 (31–49) 28.8%
Males 442 38 (30–48) 0.0001 26.9% 0.0008
Females 1125 43 (35–52) 35.8%
Medical risk factors 512 43 (34–50) 0.03 36.7% 0.006
No medical risk factors 1052 41 (33–50) 29.9%
Tested for COVID-19 1082 42 (34–51) 0.13 34.6% 0.1
Not tested 480 41 (33–50) 30.6%
Quarantined 201 42 (34–53) 0.55 32.3% 0.7
Not quarantined 1360 42 (34–51) 33.5%
Age > 50 485 37.5 (29–47) 0.0001 23.2% 0.0001
Age < 50 1064 43 (35–53) 38.6%
Senior doctors 220 36 (28–48) 0.0001 23.6% 0.0001
Resident doctors 120 46.5 (36–56) 48.3%
Nurses 466 43 (35–53) 0.0002 38.0% 0.0007
Non-nurses 1088 41 (33–50) 29.5%
Have children 929 42 (33–51) 0.3 33.1% 0.3
No children 708 43 (34–52) 30.7%
Parent in household 162 45 (37–52) 0.02 42.0% 0.004
No parent in household 1475 42 (33–51) 30.9%