Table 5

Psychosocial and demographic factors associated with symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, not adjusted logistic regression (N=531)

VariablesOR (95% CI)P value
Stressed since the beginning of the pandemic16.68 (7.59 to 36.63)<0.001
Unable to sleep because of worry about getting COVID-196.49 (4.33 to 9.73)<0.001
Fear of taking the virus home5.76 (1.72 to 19.33)0.004
Uncomfortable to think about COVID-194.86 (2.80 to 8.43)<0.001
Anguished about going to work the next day4.76 (2.94 to 7.70)<0.001
Anguished since the beginning of the pandemic4.55 (2.95 to 7.01)<0.001
Consider quitting job to protect family members4.28 (2.94 to 6.22)<0.001
Nightmares about COVID-193.84 (2.62 to 5.62)<0.001
Fear of consulting health services as a patient3.27 (1.89 to 5.66)<0.001
Most afraid of COVID-193.27 (1.89 to 5.66)<0.001
Disappointment at work3.05 (2.09 to 4.45)<0.001
Female versus male2.66 (1.82 to 3.87)<0.001
Fear of reaching morbidity and mortality rates similar to China2.27 (1.09 to 4.71)0.027
Social discrimination for working as a general practitioner2.25 (1.57 to 3,22)<0.001
Fear of having presented symptoms of COVID-192.19 (1.53 to 3,15)<0.001
Consider moving out of the house to protect family members2.07 (1.39 to 3.07)<0.001
Family fear of taking the virus home1.62 (1.02 to 2.58)<0.040
Live with people at high risk of severe COVID-191.45 (1.02 to 2.08)0.038
Feeling protected by the state or employer0.57 (0.36 to 0.88)0.011
Sufficient government measures0.53 (0.34 to 0.83)0.005
Satisfied working as a physician0.49 (0.33 to 0.74)<0.001
Reliable government information0.33 (0.13 to 0.83)0.018
  • Source: Own elaboration.