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12 June 2021: Clinical Research

Effect of Emerging Major Infectious Diseases on Sleep Quality of Medical Workers: Findings from Medical Workers Providing Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wen Zhu 1ABCDEFG , Yue Fang 2AF , Zhong-liang Bai 3BC , Nian-nian Li 4BC , Jia-yun Zhao 1BG* , Zhi Hu 3B*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.931881

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e931881

Table 1 General information of respondents.

CharacteristicsSupport Wuhan medical workers (N=114)Control group (N=232)t/χ2P value
Age32.09±5.7530.87±7.31−1.555.121
Clinical work experience (years)9.81±6.038.94±8.47−0.988.324
Professional category21.272***
 Doctor16 (14.0%)4 (1.7%)
 Nurse98 (86.0%)228 (98.3%)
Title5.104.164
 Senior1 (0.9%)2 (0.9%)
 Deputy senior6 (5.3%)7 (3.0%)
 Intermediate41 (36.0%)61 (26.3%)
 Junior and below66 (19.1%)162 (69.8%)
Gender16.603.001**
 Male29 (25.4%)21 (9.1%)
 Female85 (74.6%)211 (90.9%)
Education15.082***
 Master and above18 (15.8%)10 (4.3%)
 Bachelor91 (79.8%)201 (86.6%)
 Under bachelor5 (4.4%)21 (9.1%)
Department52.461***
 Respiratory and critical illness14 (12.3%)48 (20.7%)
 Infection4 (3.5%)41 (17.7%)
 ICU and Emergency37 (32.5%)46 (19.8%)
 Internal Medicine18 (15.8%)31 (13.4%)
 Surgical17 (14.9%)1 (0.4%)
 Other24 (21.1%)65 (28.0%)
PSQI score
 PSQI ≤739 (34.2%)129 (55.6%)14.005***
 PSQI >775 (65.8%)103 (44.4%)
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PSQI – Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index; M±SD – mean±standard deviation.

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