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Table 1 Sample Characteristics, by gender (N = 2088)

From: The influence of concern about COVID-19 on mental health in the Republic of Georgia: a cross-sectional study

  Women Men
N % N %
Total 1807 86.54 281 13.46
Age groups:
 18–39 996 55.12 182 64.77
 40–49 388 21.47 45 16.01
 50–59 300 16.60 27 9.61
 60–69 111 6.14 22 7.83
 70 and over 12 0.66 5 1.78
Education:
 Incomplete secondary 27 1.49 8 2.85
 Completed secondary 98 5.42 18 6.41
 Incomplete higher education 300 16.6 46 16.37
 Completed higher education 1382 76.48 209 74.38
Living location:
 Tbilisi 1255 69.45 193 68.68
 Regional Centre 398 22.03 66 23.49
 Village 154 8.52 22 7.83
Household economic situation:
 Very good 26 1.45 12 4.27
 Good 319 17.81 50 17.79
 Average 1115 62.26 160 56.94
 Bad 263 14.68 50 17.79
 Very bad 68 3.80 9 3.20
Symptoms of mental disorders:a
 Anxiety 432 23.91 59 21.00
 Depression 548 30.33 71 25.27
 PTSD 213 11.79 35 12.46
 Adjustment Disorder 736 40.73 87 30.96b
 Previously diagnosed with a mental disorder 260 14.81 42 15.61
Current NCDs:
 Diagnosed diabetes 42 2.32 10 3.56
 Diagnosed hypertension 146 8.08 23 8.19
 Diagnosed cardiovascular disease 53 2.93 12 4.27
 Diagnosed cancer 20 1.11 2 0.71
 Respiratory illness 66 4.00 12 4.27
  1. aGAD-7 anxiety score > 9; PHQ-9 depression score > 9; ADNM 8 adjustment disorder score > 18.4; see methods section for PTSD (ITQ) scoring and further details
  2. bStatistically significant difference between women and men at P < 0.05 (Chi2)