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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 475)

From: Mental health impacts among health workers during COVID-19 in a low resource setting: a cross-sectional survey from Nepal

Variables Categories Number Percentage
Age (years) Mean(±SD): 28.20 (±5.80)   
20–29 325 68.4
30–39 124 26.1
40–49 19 4.0
50 and above 7 1.5
Sex Male 225 47.4
Female 250 52.6
Ethnicity Brahmin/Chhetri 313 65.9
Janjati 110 23.2
Madhesi 29 6.1
Dalit 7 1.5
Others 16 3.4
Education Technical school level 8 1.7
Intermediate 86 18.1
Bachelors 277 58.3
Masters and above 104 21.9
Position Nurse 167 35.2
Doctor 161 33.9
Paramedics 81 17.1
Laboratory staff 19 4.0
Pharmacist 15 3.2
Public health professional 32 6.7
Marital status Single 299 62.9
Ever married 176 37.1
Family type Nuclear 308 64.8
Joint 167 35.2
Living with children Yes 119 25.1
No 356 74.9
Living with older adults (> 60 years) Yes 163 34.3
No 312 65.7
Family member with a chronic medical condition Yes 259 54.5
No 216 45.5
History of medication for mental health Yes 22 4.6
No 453 95.4