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13 September 2021: Clinical Research

Rural and Female Patients with Old Myocardial Infarction Lacked Knowledge and Preventive Measures During the Beginning of the COVID-19 Epidemic in Chongqing, Southwest China

Maolin Cao 1BCEF* , Yan Chen 1ABEF* , Aihua Wang 2BC , Rongping Xiang 3BC , Zijun Chen 1ABG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928512

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e928512

Table 3 The influence of sex and place of residence on the respondents’ awareness.

Femaleχ2pMaleχ2p
Rural (n=70)Urban (n=96)Rural (n=196)Rural (n=269)
Awareness68 (97.1)96 (100.0)0.176194 (99.0)267 (99.3)1
Don not known34 (48.6)21 (21.9)13.02374 (37.8)92 (34.2)0.6240.430
Droplet transmission32 (45.7)71 (74.0)13.714111 (56.6)166 (61.7)1.2140.271
Transmission through the digestive tract2 (2.9)1 (1.0)0.5742 (1.0)1 (0.4)0.576
Bloodborne transmission2 (1.0)0 (0.0)0.177
Contact transmission7 (10.0)13 (13.5)0.4790.48924 (12.2)33 (12.3)0.0000.994
Droplet and contact transmission6 (8.6)11 (11.5)0.3670.54515 (7.7)23 (8.6)0.1220.727
WeChat or Internet41 (58.6)74 (77.1)6.5180.011141 (71.9)204 (75.8)0.9000.343
TV41 (58.6)72 (75.0)5.0270.025124 (63.3)200 (74.3)6.5930.010
Newspaper1 (1.4)2 (2.1)1.0004 (2.0)3 (1.1)0.462
Neighborhood/village committee29 (41.4)37 (38.5)0.1410.70783 (42.3)88 (32.7)4.5250.033
Other4 (5.7)3 (3.1)0.4573 (1.5)10 (3.7)1.9950.158
Yes55 (78.6)89 (92.70)7.0370.008172 (87.8)247 (91.8)2.1030.147
Yes46 (65.7)81 (84.4)7.8430.005142 (72.4)227 (84.4)9.8630.002
Wearing masks46 (65.7)83 (86.5)10.0570.002158 (80.6)246 (91.4)11.6850.001
Avoiding meetings and gatherings41 (58.6)67 (69.8)2.2420.134115 (58.7)183 (68.0)4.3130.038
Opening windows for ventilation13 (18.6)26 (27.1)1.6320.20130 (15.3)71 (26.4)8.1990.004
Washing hands35 (50.0)67 (69.8)6.6940.010114 (58.2)166 (61.7)0.5950.440
Disinfection6 (8.6)21 (21.9)5.2610.02221 (10.7)53 (19.7)6.8460.009
None14 (20.0)8 (8.3)4.7930.02917 (8.7)9 (3.3)6.0970.014
Yes65 (92.9)86 (93.5)0.759188 (95.9)257 (95.5)0.0400.842

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