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Table 3 Correlation between knowledge level, infection control measures, attitude level, and COVID-19 psychological stress levels of studied staff (medical and paramedical) (n = 364)

From: Effect of COVID-19 stressors on healthcare workers’ performance and attitude at Suez Canal university hospitals

Variables Stress level X2 P value
Very well Mild Moderate Severe
N % N % N % N %
Medical subject Knowledge level
Satisfactory 58 100 26 81.2 19 100 3 100 15.84 0.001*
Infection control measures level
Satisfactory 48 82.8 30 93.8 17 89.5 3 100 2.83 0.418
Attitude level
Positive 58 100 32 100 19 100 3 100 Equal Equal
Paramedical subject Knowledge level
Satisfactory 136 91.9 59 85.5 29 100 6 100 6.29 0.098
Infection control measures level
Satisfactory 135 91.2 66 95.7 24 82.8 6 100 5.03 0.169
Attitude level
Positive 137 92.6 66 95.7 29 100 6 100 3.24 0.355
  1. X2 is chi-square test; P value is significant ≤ 0.05