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Table 1 Socio-demographic and COVID-19-related characteristics of the participants (N = 283)

From: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on psychological health of a sample of the health care workers in the western region of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Sl. No. Variables Frequency (percentages)
N (%)
1. Type of Healthcare Professional
 Doctor 201 (71.0)
 Nurse/Nurse Practitioner 41 (14.5)
 Others 41 (14.5)
2. Location
 Western region of Saudi Arabia 283 (100%)
3. Primary working in the Emergency Department (ER/UC) or Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
 Yes 69 (24.4)
 No 214 (75.6)
4. Have experience of working during any of the Previous Epidemics or Pandemics? (SARS 2003, H1N1 2009, MERS 2012)
 Yes 87 (29.4)
 No 196 (70.6)
5. Exposed to at least one person who has been diagnosed or had symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 infection
 Yes 196 (77.8)
 No 56 (22.2)
6. Experienced flu-like symptoms or symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 infection
 Yes 120 (47.6)
 No 132 (52.4)
7. Tested for COVID-19
 Yes 229 (78.4)
 No 54 (21.6)
8. Tested positive for COVID-19
 Yes 32 (11.3)
 No 197 (67.1)
 Didn’t undergo test 54 (21.6)
9. Engaged in COVID-19-related work for
 1–30 days 67 (23.7)
 31–60 days 31 (10.9)
 61–90 23 (8.1)
 91+ days 84 (29.7)
 Not engaged in COVID-19 work 78 (27.6)