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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of study participants

From: Post-traumatic stress symptoms among an Egyptian sample of post-remission COVID-19 survivors: prevalence and sociodemographic and clinical correlates

Variable COVID-19 survivors (n = 85) Control (n = 85) t P value
Age Mean ± SD 36.0 ± 9.40 33.7 ± 9.37 1.58 0.117
  No % No % χ2  
Sex Female 69 81.2 62 72.9 1.63 0.202
Male 16 18.2 23 27.1
Level of education Low to moderate 53 62.4 48 56.5 0.61 0.435
High 32 37.6 37 43.5
Residence Rural 55 64.7 46 54.1 1.976 0.160
Urban 30 35.3 39 45.9
Marital status Married 75 88.2 66 77.6 3.37 0.066
Not married 10 11.8 19 22.4
Occupation Skilled 77 90.6 70 82.4 2.65 0.266
Employee 7 8.2 12 14.1
Unemployed 1 1.2 3 2.4
Hx of medical illnesses Yes 19 22.4 11 12.9 2.590 0.108
No 66 77.6 74 87.1
Hx of psychiatric illnesses Yes 9 10.6 6 7.1 0.083 0.773
No 76 89.4 79 92.9
HADS scoring Mean ± SD    MWU  
Depression   8.2 ± 4.2 6.6 ± 3.9 −2.95 0.003
Anxiety   8.1 ± 4.2 6.1 ± 3.4 −3.33 0.001
  1. Bold text indicates statistical significance where P value < 0.05