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Table 3 PTSD symptoms, severity, and diagnosis among nursing staff

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

  COVID-dealing nursing staff (n = 51) Non-COVID-dealing
nursing staff (n = 51)
P-value
SPRINT score
 Mean ± SD 18.57 ± 7.69 14.49 ± 7.01 0.035*a
 Median (range) 17 (6–36) 15 (0–30)  
SPRINT severity, n (%) 33 (64.7) 21 (41.2) 0.029*b
PTSD
 No 25 (49) 37 (72.5) 0.025*b
 Yes 26 (51) 14 (27.5)
  1. SPRINT Short Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Rating Interview, SD standard deviation, PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder
  2. aP-values are based on the independent t-test
  3. bP-values are based on the chi-square test. Statistical significance at P ≤ 0.05