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Table 4 Prevalence of anxiety, depression and insomnia by study groups (n = 475)

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

Mental health outcomes Categories Total N (%) Doctor (n = 161) Nurse (n = 167) Other health workers
(n = 147)
P-value *
Anxiety Normal 276 (58.1) 106 (65.4) 73 (43.7) 97 (66.4) < 0.001
Borderline 112 (23.6) 34 (21.0) 54 (32.3) 24 (16.4)
Abnormal 87 (18.3) 22 (13.6) 40 (24.0) 25 (17.1)
Depression Normal 297 (62.5) 122 (75.3) 89 (53.3) 86 (58.9) 0.001
Borderline 114 (24.0) 27 (16.7) 46 (27.5) 41 (28.1)
Abnormal 64 (13.5) 13 (8.0) 32 (19.2) 19 (13.0)
Insomnia No clinically significant 314 (66.1) 115 (71.0) 98 (58.7) 101 (69.2) 0.142
Sub threshold 127 (26.7) 38 (23.5) 53 (31.7) 36 (24.7)  
Moderate 27 (5.7) 9 (5.6) 12 (7.2) 6 (4.1)
Severe 7 (1.5) 0 (0) 4 (2.4) 3 (2.1)
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05, Chi-square test