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Table 3 Factors affecting Sheehan Disability Scale, Pandemic Grief Scale, and Patient Health Depression Questionnaire-9 among studied group

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

  Pandemic grief scale Test of significance Sheehan Disability Scale Test of significance Patient depression questionnaire Test of significance
Age/years r = 0.0
p = 0.769
r = 0.037
p = 0.265
r = 0.042
p = 0.211
Sex
 Male 11.18 ± 2.25 t = 0.439 17.74 ± 4.99 t = 0.739 20.07 ± 4.17 t = 1.39
 Female 11.26 ± 2.46 p = 0.661 17.49 ± 5.39 p = 0.460 19.67 ± 4.39 p = 0.166
Residence
 Urban 11.17 ± 2.35 t = 1.45 17.69 ± 5.16 t = 0.798 19.98 ± 4.19 t = 1.42
 Rural 11.49 ± 2.28 p = 0.147 17.30 ± 5.24 p = 0.425 19.41 ± 4.68 p = 0.157
Marital status
 Single 11.13 ± 2.26 F = 0.086 18.11 ± 4.88 F = 1.50 19.52 ± 4.31 F = 0.605
 Married 11.23 ± 2.37 P = 0.968 17.59 ± 5.19 P = 0.212 19.97 ± 4.27 P = 0.612
 Divorced 11.18 ± 2.06   18.08 ± 4.93   20.10 ± 3.96  
 Widow 11.35 ± 2.45   15.41 ± 6.38   19.12 ± 4.97  
Smokers
 Non-smoker
 Smoker
11.23 ± 2.35
11.19 ± 2.33
t = 0.262
p = 0.793
17.65 ± 5.21
17.58 ± 5.08
t = 0.179
p = 0.858
19.86 ± 4.28
19.97 ± 4.24
t = 0.345
p = 0.730
Relation to disease
 Immediate family member 11.39 ± 2.31 F = 0.711 17.71 ± 5.25 F = 1.14 19.96 ± 4.47 F = 1.65
 Extended family member 11.25 ± 2.41 P = 0.584 17.88 ± 4.95 P = 0.336 20.08 ± 4.11 P = 0.160
 Close friend 10.99 ± 2.41   16.99 ± 5.37   19.45 ± 4.26  
 Acquaintance 11.06 ± 2.29   17.94 ± 4.97   20.37 ± 3.97  
 Others 11.12 ± 2.17   16.97 ± 5.67   19.11 ± 4.58  
Position
 Resident 11.29 ± 2.14 F = 0.679 17.02 ± 5.32 F = 0.630 19.28 ± 4.39 F = 0.844
 Demonstrator 11.50 ± 2.17 P = 0.690 18.09 ± 4.84 P = 0.731 19.59 ± 4.27 P = 0.551
 Assistant lecturer 11.18 ± 2.61   17.35 ± 5.28   19.62 ± 4.43  
 Lecturer 11.17 ± 2.32   17.48 ± 5.09   19.98 ± 4.31  
 Assistant prof 11.43 ± 2.35   17.25 ± 5.26   19.52 ± 4.37  
 Prof 11.14 ± 2.37   18.11 ± 5.05   20.34 ± 4.08  
 Specialist 10.81 ± 2.42   17.78 ± 5.32   19.51 ± 4.91  
 Consultant 11.32 ± 2.32   17.44 ± 5.32   20.0 ± 4.06  
COVID-19
 −ve 10.57 ± 2.38 t = 9.95 17.28 ± 5.29 t = 2.31 19.55 ± 4.33 t = 2.79
 +ve 12.06 ± 2.02 p < 0.001* 18.08 ± 4.98 p = 0.02* 20.34 ± 4.16 p = 0.005*
  1. F One-way ANOVA test, t Student’s t test, chi-square test, Monte Carlo, parameters described as mean ± SD or as number and percentage