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Table 1 Socio-demographic data among the studied group

From: Fear of COVID-19 infection and its relation to depressive and anxiety symptoms among elderly population: online survey

Characteristic Total
(n = 161)
N/%
Age groups
 60–64 78 (48.4)
 65–69 53 (32.9)
 70–74 19 (11.8)
 ≥ 75 11 (6.8)
Sex
 Male 69 (42.9)
 Female 92 (57.1)
Marital status
 Single 5 (3.1)
 Married 114 (70.8)
 Widow 34 (21.1)
 Divorced 8 (5.0)
Education
 Did not complete primary education 6 (3.7)
 Primary/tertiary 14 (8.7)
 University 76 (47.2)
 Post-graduate 65 (40.4)
Residence
 Country side 7 (4.3)
 Urban 154 (95.7)
Living
 Alone 25 (15.5)
 With spouse 32 (19.9)
 With spouse and children 76 (47.4)
 With children 28 (17.4)
Work
 No 95 (59.0)
 Yes 66 (41.0)
Chronic disease
 No 53 (32.9)
 Yes 108 (67.1)
Infected with COVID-19
 No 78 (48.4)
 Yes 48 (29.8)
 Do not know 27 (16.2)
  Mean/S.D
FCV-19S 17.7 ± 5.4
  Median/range
Anxiety subscale of HADS 5 (1–20)
Depression subscale of HADS 7 (3–15)
Total score of HADS 12 (5–35)