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23 September 2020: Clinical Research

Evaluation of Factors Associated with Anxiety and Depression in Chinese Visiting Scholars in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic Assessed by Online Questionnaires

Yanjie Zhao 12ABE* , Ping Wang 3ADE* , Jiangping Wu 1BD , Ruibin Wang 4DF , Qingkun Song 5ACFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.926602

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e926602

Table 2 Correlations of factors with anxiety and depression scores.

Anxiety scorepDepression scorep
Research visit with families
 Yes (n=214)7.0010.007.009.25
 No (n=97)7.008.500.0938.0010.500.867
Research visit with parents
 Yes (n=43)10.0016.000.0078.0015.000.154
 No (n=268)
Research visit with spouse
 Yes (n=87)7.0011.000.3127.009.000.209
 No (n=224)7.0010.008.0010.00
Research visit with children
 Yes (n=200)7.0010.000.0418.009.000.414
 No (n=111)
 Yes (n=298)
 No (n=13)2.003.502.000.50
Stress in resource shortage
 Yes (n=115)8.0010.000.00210.0011.00
 No (n=196)7.0010.006.008.00
Stress in finance
 Yes (n=119)10.009.0010.0012.00
 No (n=192)
Stress in infected by COVID-19
 Yes (n=211)
 No (n=100)6.007.756.009.00
Stress in security
 Yes (n=218)
 No (n=93)
Stress in returning to China on schedule
 Yes (n=260)
 No (n=51)
Stress in interruption of research visit
 Yes (n=105)
 No (n=80)7.0011.006.0012.00

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