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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the studied population

From: Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among nursing staff who provided direct care to COVID-19 patients: a cross-sectional study

Variables Nursing staff P-value
  COVID-dealing nursing staff (n = 51) Non-COVID-dealing nursing staff
(n = 51)
 
Gender, n (%)
 Male 34 (66.7) 25 (49) 0.071a
 Female 17 (33.3) 26 (51)
Age, mean ± SD 27.00 ± 4.26 26.69 ± 4.45 0.717b
Social status, n (%)
 Single 29 (56.9) 26 (51) 0.961a
 Married 23 (43.1) 25 (49)
Presence of children, n (%)
 Absent 33 (64.7) 31 (60.8) 0.838a
 Present 18 (35.3) 20 (39.2)
 One 8 (15.7) 6 (11.8)  
 Two 2 (3.9) 5 (9.8)  
 Three 1 (2) 0 (0)  
Dependent parents, n (%)
 No 27 (52.9) 36 (70.6) 0.103a
 Yes 24 (47.1) 15 (29.4)
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aP-values are based on the chi-square test. Statistical significance at P ≤ 0.05
  3. bP-values are based on an independent t-test. Statistical significance at P ≤ 0.05