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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the studied sample (N = 900)

From: Pandemic Grief Scale in detection of grief reaction among physicians in COVID-19 era

Age/years:  
mean ± SD 42.96 ± 10.62
(range) (25–65)
Sex:
 Male 504 56.0
 Female 396 44.0
Residence:
 Urban 765 85.0
 Rural 135 15.0
Marital status:
 Single 121 13.4
 Married 722 80.2
 Divorced 40 4.4
 Widow 17 1.9
Smoking:
 Non-smoker 657 73.0
 Smoker 243 27.0
Relation to deceased:   
 Immediate family member   
 Extended family member   
 Close friend 231 25.7
 Acquaintance   
 Others 365 40.6
  109 12.1
  93 10.3
  102 11.3
Position:
 Resident 54 6.0
 Demonstrator 44 4.9
 Assistant lecturer 55 6.1
 Lecturer 121 13.4
 Assistant prof 120 13.3
 Prof 241 26.8
 Specialist 80 8.9
 Consultant 185 20.6
Pandemic Grief Scale:
mean ± SD
(range)
11.12 ± 2.34
(4.0–15.0)
Duration of the grief:
 < 1 391 43.4
 1–3 267 29.7
 4–6 242 26.9
Seeking psychiatric help:   
 No   43.3
 Yes 390 56.7
  510  
Sheehan Disability Scale:
mean ± SD
(range)
17.63 ± 5.17
(6.0–26.0)
Patient Health Questionnaire-9:
mean ± SD
(range)
19.89 ± 4.27
(8.0–27.0)
Degree of impact on quality of life:
 Not difficult at all
 Somewhat difficult 267 29.7
 Very difficult 170 18.9
 Extremely difficult 239 26.6
  224 24.9
COVID-19 status:
 Negative 506 56.2
 Positive 394 43.8