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Table 3 Statistics of mental health symptoms associated with COVID-19 pandemic

From: Perception of Iraqi youth towards social and psychological impact of COVID-19

  Not at all impaired Little of time Some time Most of the time All the time P*
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Feel nervous, anxious, stressed 141 (18.5) 135 (17.7) 213 (28) 136 (17.8) 137 (18)  
 Female 86 (18.2) 82 (17.3) 127 (26.8) 83 (17.5) 95 (20.1) 0.42
 Male 55 (19) 53 (18.3) 86 (29.8) 53 (18.3) 42 (14.2)  
Have trouble sleeping or nightmares 558 (73.2) 97 (12.7) 52 (6.8) 25 (3.3) 30 (3.9)  
 Female 347 (73.4) 58 (12.3) 33 (7) 17 (3.6) 18 (3.8) 0.95
 Male 211 (73) 39 (13.5) 19 (6.6) 8 (2.8) 12 (4.2)  
Feel sad or depressed 164 (21.5) 146 (19.2) 138 (18.1) 124 (16.3) 190 (24.9)  
 Female 102 (21.5) 88 (18.6) 77 (16.3) 81 (17.1) 125 (26.4) 0.38
 Male 62 (21.5) 58 (20.1) 61 (21.1) 43 (14.9) 65 (22.5)  
  1. *Chi-square was used