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Table 3 Demographics and clinical characteristics of the physicians

From: Coping with depression and anxiety in Egyptian physicians during COVID-19 pandemic

Physicians (N 170) Number/frequency
Age in years (mean ± SD) 36.47 ± 5.08
Gender Males 66/38.8%
Females 104/61.2%
Marital status Single 43/25.3%
Married 123/72.4%
Divorced or widow 4/2.4%
Academic degree Bachelor 9/5.3%
Master 66/38.8%
MD 95/55.9%
Job Resident 17/10.0%
Assistant lecturer 38/22.4%
Lecturer 57/33.5%
Associate professor 16/9.4%
Professor 10/5.9%
Other 32/18.8%
Specialty Surgical specialties 44/25.88%
Medical specialties 87/51.17%
Supportive specialties 39/22.94%
Years of experience Less than 5 years 14/8.2%
5–10 years 49/28.8%
More than 10 years 107/62.9%
Working hours per week (mean ± SD) 27.36 ± 25.67
Living with vulnerable family members No 13/7.6%
Yes 157/92.4%
DASSa depression score (mean ± SD) 12.54 ± 6.72
DASS depression Normal 12/7.1%
Mild 18/10.6%
Moderate 33/19.4%
Severe 44/25.9%
Extremely severe 63/37.1%
DASS anxiety score (mean ± SD) 14.44 ± 7.37
DASS anxiety Normal 9/5.3%
Mild 7/4.1%
Moderate 10/5.9%
Severe 12/7.1%
Extremely severe 132/77.6%
DASS stress score (mean ± SD) 11.58 ± 6.98
DASS stress Normal 49/28.8%
Mild 20/11.8%
Moderate 35/20.6%
Severe 33/19.4%
Extremely severe 33/19.4%
BRCSb score (mean ± SD) 13.45 ± 2.95
BRCS interpretation Low resilient copers 85/50.0%
Medium resilient copers 56/32.9%
High resilient copers 29/17.1%
  1. aDASS Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scales
  2. bBRCS Brief Resilient Coping Scale