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Table 3 Factors associated with concern about COVID-19 (N = 2058)

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

  Coef. P [95% Conf. Interval]
Age:
 18–39 Ref    
 40–49 −0.50 0.33 [−1.51; 0.50]
 50–59 −2.80 < 0.01 [−3.97; −1.62]
 60–69 −4.14 < 0.01 [−5.87; −2.42]
 70 and over −1.23 0.59 [−5.70; 3.25]
Household economic situation:
 Very good or good Ref    
 Average 0.07 0.89 [−0.94; 1.08]
 Bad or very bad 2.66 < 0.01 [1.36; 3.96]
Household size:
 1 person Ref    
 2 persons 1.12 0.22 [−0.66; 2.90]
 3 persons 3.67 < 0.01 [2.02; 5.31]
 4 persons 3.16 < 0.01 [1.54; 4.79]
 5 or more persons 4.58 < 0.01 [2.99; 6.16]
General health status:
 Very good Ref    
 Good 2.59 < 0.01 [1.29; 3.88]
 Average 3.61 < 0.01 [2.21; 5.00]
 Bad 1.64 0.15 [−0.57; 3.86]
 Very bad 3.17 0.28 [−2.59; 8.93]
Higher risk occupation:
 No Ref    
 Yes −1.65 < 0.01 [− 2.69; −0.60]
Current NCDs:
 No NCD Ref    
 Any NCDa 1.28 0.04 [0.08; 2.49]
Symptoms of mental disorders: b
 Anxiety 5.62 < 0.01 [4.45; 6.79]
 Adjustment disorder 4.57 < 0.01 [3.60; 5.55]
 PTSD 2.78 < 0.01 [1.40; 4.16]
  1. Results are adjusted for other variables in table using backward stepwise multivariate regression (R-Squared = 0.30)
  2. aOne or more of diabetes, hypertension, CVD, or cancer
  3. bGAD-7 anxiety score > 9; PHQ-9 depression score > 9; ADNM 8 adjustment disorder score > 18.4; see methods section for PTSD (ITQ) scoring. Reference category is no mental disorders