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Table 4 Relation between demographics and clinical characteristics of the physicians

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

  N DASSa depression DASS anxiety DASS stress BRCSb score
Mean ± SD p Mean ± SD p Mean ± SD p Mean ± SD p
Gender Males 66 10.42 ± 5.98 0.001 11.92 ± 6.54 < 0.001 9.01 ± 6.53 < 0.001 13.59 ± 3.10 0.615
Females 104 13.88 ± 6.84 16.04 ± 7.45 13.21 ± 6.79 13.35 ± 2.87
Marital status Single 43 11.37 ± 5.83 0.421 14.16 ± 6.98 0.927 11.16 ± 6.19 0.883 13.42 ± 2.78 0.805
Married 123 12.93 ± 7.05 14.50 ± 7.59 11.75 ± 7.34 13.49 ± 3.02
Divorced or widow 4 13.00 ± 4.24 15.50 ± 5.92 11.00 ± 2.83 12.50 ± 3.32
Academic degree Bachelor 9 17.44 ± 6.61 0.079 19.33 ± 8.45 0.123 17.44 ± 7.25 0.034 12.55 ± 2.87 0.542
Masters 66 12.22 ± 5.29 14.22 ± 5.50 11.36 ± 5.83 13.66 ± 2.65
MD 95 12.29 ± 7.45 14.12 ± 8.26 11.18 ± 7.49 13.38 ± 3.16
Specialty Surgical specialties 44 12.31 ± 6.28 0.838 14.14 ± 6.99 0.885 11.59 ± 6.88 0.967 13.20 ± 2.65 0.405
Medical specialties 87 12.40 ± 6.75 14.38 ± 7.57 11.47 ± 7.16 13.32 ± 3.23
Supportive specialties 39 13.10 ± 7.23 14.92 ± 7.50 11.82 ± 6.84 14.00 ± 2.60
Years of experience Less than 5 years 14 14.50 ± 6.51 0.523 16.79 ± 8.10 0.382 14.14 ± 7.22 0.275 12.57 ± 2.44 0.515
5–10 years 49 12.45 ± 6.66 14.78 ± 6.86 11.96 ± 7.06 13.53 ± 3.11
More than 10 years 107 12.33 ± 6.79 13.98 ± 7.50 11.07 ± 6.89 13.52 ± 2.95
Living with vulnerable family members No 13 12.08 ± 5.59 0.796 15.23 ± 8.80 0.689 11.00 ± 5.94 0.755 12.85 ± 1.91 0.447
Yes 157 12.58 ± 6.82 14.38 ± 7.27 11.63 ± 7.07 13.50 ± 3.02
Chronic disease No 135 12.07 ± 6.08 0.150 13.85 ± 6.94 0.040 11.11 ± 6.31 0.163 13.52 ± 2.87 0.537
Yes 35 14.34 ± 8.62 16.71 ± 8.57 13.40 ± 8.99 13.17 ± 3.30
  1. aDASS Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scales
  2. bBRCS Brief Resilient Coping Scale