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Table 2 Measurement scores of anxiety, insomnia, depression and PTSD measurements in total cohort and subgroups

From: Prevalence of mental health problems in frontline healthcare workers after the first outbreak of COVID-19 in China: a cross-sectional study

   Sex Marital status Education level Location Occupation
   median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR)
Scale Total score, median (IQR) Male Female P
value
M/C S/D/W P
value
D/M U/H P
value
Wuhan Other cities P
value
Physician Nurse Other staff P value
Anxiety 5.0
(0.5–8.0)
5.0
(0.0–8.0)
5.0
(1.0–8.0)
.71 5.0
(0.0–8.0)
5.0
(1.0–8.0)
.96 7.0
(2.0–8.5)
5.0
(5.0–8.0)
.02 6.0
(5.0–8.0)
5.0
(0.0–8.0)
.2 2.0
(0.0–7.0)
1.0
(0.0–4.0)
0.0
(0.0–2.0)
.51
Insomnia 9.0
(6.0–11.0)
8.0
(6.0–11.0)
9.0
(6.0–11.0)
.16 8.0
(6.0–11.0)
9.0
(6.0–11.0)
.42 9.0
(6.0–11.0)
8.5
(6.0–11.0)
.3 9.0
(6.0–11.0)
8.0
(6.0–11.0)
.88 4.0
(3.0–6.0)
6.0
(4.0–8.0)
5.0
(3.0–7.0)
.6
Depression 5.0
(2.0–9.0)
5.0
(2.0–8.0)
5.0
(2.0–9.0)
 <.0001 5.0
(2.0–8.0)
5.0
(2.0–9.0)
.75 6.0
(2.0–9.0)
5.0
(2.0–9.0)
.33 5.0
(2.0–9.0)
5.0
(2.0–8.0)
.52 0.0
(0.0–0.0)
2.0
(0.0–4.0)
0.0
(0.0–1.0)
.9
PTSD 23.0
(19.0–31.0)
23.0
(19.0–31.0)
23.0
(19.0–31.0)
.88 23.0
(19.0–31.0)
23.0
(19.0–30.0)
.89 26.0
(19.5–33.0)
23.0
(19.0–31.0)
.04 25.0
(19.0–33.0)
23.0
(18.0–30.0)
.01 17.0
(17.0–19.0)
19.0
(17.0–22.0)
18.0
(17.0–20.0)
.59
  1. PTSD: post traumatic stress disorder; IQR: interquartile range; M/C: married/cohabitating; S/D/W: single/divorce/widow; D/M: doctorial/master’s degree; U/H: undergraduates/high school (including special/technical secondary school) graduates