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30 June 2021: Clinical Research

An Investigation of Mental Health Status Among Medical Staff Following COVID-19 Outbreaks: A Cross-Sectional Study

Liwen Chen 1AE , Dongmei Lin 2BCD , Haishan Feng 3BC*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.929454

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e929454

Table 1 Association between participants characteristics and CES-D score.

VariablesAll (n=597)β (95% CI)P-value
Gender
 Males72 (12.06)Ref
 Females525 (87.94)−2.415 (−6.106, 1.276)0.199
Age (years)
 ≤35410 (68.68)Ref
 36-143 (23.95)0.262 (−2.560, 3.085)0.855
 46-44 (7.37)4.394 (−0.470, 9.257)0.077
Nation
 Han589 (98.66)Ref
 Minority8 (1.34)5.322 (−3.120, 17.786)0.169
Marital status
 Married381 (63.82)Ref
 Single211 (35.34)1.530 (−0.986, 4.047)0.233
 Divorced5 (0.84)12.430 (−0.771, 25.631)0.065
Education
 Junior College and below205 (34.33)Ref
 Undergraduate366 (61.31)3.749 (−8.396, 15.893)0.545
 Postgraduate26 (4.36)4.079 (−7.984, 16.143)0.507
Hospital type
 Public578 (96.82)Ref
 Private19 (3.18)5.149 (−1.700, 11.994)0.140
Hospital level
 Tertiary hospital561 (93.97)Ref
 Secondary hospital33 (5.53)0.216 (−5.054, 5.486)0.936
 Community hospital3 (0.50)7.367 (−9.664, 24.398)0.396
Employment status
 Staff on the establishment213 (35.68)Ref
 Contract staff363 (60.80)0.913 (−1.624, 3.45)0.480
 Other21 (3.52)−3.734 (−10.455, 2.986)0.276
Post of duty
 Doctor41 (6.87)Ref
 Nurse549 (91.96)−3.454 (−8.212, 1.303)0.154
 Other7 (1.17)−2.362 (−14.381, 9.656)0.700
Technical post
 Primary302 (50.59)Ref
 Intermediate230 (38.52)−0.424 (−2.997, 2.149)0.746
 Senior vice48 (8.04)3.382 (−1.186, 7.951)0.147
 Senior9 (1.51)4.244 (−5.703, 14.190)0.402
 Other8 (1.34)−1.868 (−12.400, 8.665)0.728
Participated in the epidemic prevention and treatment
 Yes447 (74.87)Ref
 No150 (25.13)1.048 (−1.726, 3.823)0.458
Aid worker in Hubei
 Yes84 (14.07)Ref
 No513 (85.93)3.786 (0.337, 7.234)0.032
The department where you worked during COVID-19
 Fever clinic51 (8.54)Ref
 Departments for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 patients133 (22.28)−1.266 (−6.121, 3.588)0.609
 Departments for pre-triage and temperature screening70 (11.73)−0.658 (−6.084, 4.768)0.812
 General outpatient, emergency and ward327 (54.77)−0.230 (−4.667, 4.208)0.919
 Other16 (2.68)−1.092 (−9.538, 7.354)0.800
Direct contact with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients or their biological samples
 Yes322 (53.94)Ref
 No275 (46.06)0.026 (−2.389, 2.441)0.983
Live alone during COVID-19
 Yes223 (37.35)Ref
 No374 (62.65)−2.016 (−4.500, 0.467)0.111
Medical history
 Yes14 (2.35)Ref
 No574 (96.15)−8.178 (−16.114, −0.242)0.043
 Unknown9 (1.51)−8.111 (−20.645, 4.423)0.204
Diseases
 Yes13 (2.18)Ref
 No576 (96.48)−9.439 (−17.660, −1.218)0.025
 Unknown8 (1.34)−8.106 (−21.277, 5.066)0.227
A confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19
 Yes15 (2.51)Ref
 No582 (97.49)−2.788 (−10.477, 4.900)0.477
Any quarantined (confirmed not infected)
 Yes80 (13.40)Ref
 No517 (86.60)0.797 (−2.736, 4.330)0.658
A relative or friend infected with COVID-19
 Yes1 (0.17)Ref
 No596 (99.83)10.032 (−19.395, 39.459)0.503
Before the outbreak of coVID-19, whether there was any painful experience
 Yes36 (6.03)Ref
 No561 (93.97)−7.522 (−12.543, −2.501)0.003
PTSD
 No327 (54.77)Ref
 Yes270 (45.23)10.487 (8.221, 12.754)
PSQI, Mean±SD6.320±3.5871.564 (1.409, 1.718)

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