Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics

VariablesTotal
N=531
(100.0%)
With symptoms of GAD, n=209 (39.3%)Without symptoms of GAD, n=322 (60.6%)P value
Age (years) (X±SD)33.0±9.331.6±7.833.8±10.20.03*
 n (%) (95% CI)
Age range (years)
 21–30277 (52.1)
(47.8 to 56.4)
114 (54.5)
(47.5 to 61.4)
163 (50.6)
(45.0 to 56.2)
0.37†
 31–40164 (30.8)
(27.0 to 35.0)
67 (32.0)
(25.7 to 38.8)
97 (30.1)
(25.2 to 35.5)
0.63†
 41–5049 (9.2)
(6.9 to 12.1)
21 (10.0)
(6.3 to 14.9)
28 (8.7)
(2.9 to 12.4)
0.59†
 51–6031 (5.8)
(4.0 to 8.2)
5 (2.3)
(0.7 to 5.4)
26 (8.0)
(5.4 to 11.7)
0.006†
 61–7010 (1.8)
(0.9 to 3.5)
2 (0.9)
(0.1 to 3.4)
8 (2.4)
(1.1 to 5.0)
0.32†*
Female316 (59.5)
(55.2 to 63.6)
153 (73.2)
(66.6 to 79.0)
163 (50.6)
(45.0 to 56.2)
<0.001†
Male215 (40.4)
(36.4 to 44.7)
56 (26.7)
(20.9 to 33.3)
159 (49.3)
(43.8 to 54.9)
Non-capital city142 (26.7)
(23.0 to 30.7)
55 (26.3)
(20.4 to 32.8)
87 (27.0)
(22.3 to 32.2)
0.85†
Capital city389 (73.2)
(69.2 to 76.9)
154 (73.6)
(67.1 to 79.5)
235 (72.9)
(67.7 to 77.6)
Disinfection protocol when getting home482 (90.7)
(87.9 to 93.0)
195 (93.3)
(89.0 to 96.2)
287 (89.1)
(85.0 to 92.2)
0.10†
  • Source: Own elaboration.

  • *Mann-Whitney/Wilcoxon test.

  • †χ2.

  • ‡Fisher.

  • GAD, generalized anxiety disorder.