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Table 1 General characteristics of students

From: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on psychological well-being of students in an Italian university: a web-based cross-sectional survey

Variable Category Number Percent
Age Median (IQR) = 22.9 (21.08–24.56)   
Gender Male 143 28.54
Female 358 71.46
Course of study Economy 9 1.79
Economy and Law 37 7.38
Medicine and Surgery 304 60.68
Psychology 108 21.56
Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences 41 8.18
Banking, Financial, and Insurance Sciences 1 0.2
Education Sciences 1 0.2
Campus Brescia 15 2.99
Milan 94 18.76
Piacenza-Cremona 80 15.97
Rome 312 62.28
Year of course 1 107 21.36
2 95 18.96
3 79 15.77
4 68 13.57
5 60 11.98
6 77 15.37
Other 15 2.99
Area of residence North 181 36.13
Central 130 25.95
South and Island 190 37.92
Returned home No 172 34.33
Yes 329 65.67
Lived alone during the lockdown No 455 94.71
Yes 46 9.18
Physical activity during the lockdown No 143 28.54
Yes 358 71.46
Known positive cases No 329 65.67
Yes 159 31.74
COVID-19-like symptoms No 429 85.63
Yes 59 11.78
Missing 13 2.59
Swab No 446 89.02
Yes 32 6.39
Missing 23 4.59
Positive swab No 26 81.25
Yes 6 18.75
Clinical condition of positive cases Asymptomatic in isolation 4 66.67
Hospitalization 2 33.33
Partner No 234 46.71
Yes 241 48.1
Missing 26 5.19
Anxiety (among students with anxiety, % of severity level) No 302 64.66
Slight 118 25.26 (71.51)
Moderate 31 6.63 (18.78)
Severe 16 3.42 (9.69)
Depression (among students with depression, % of severity level) No 121 27.06
Slight 263 58.83 (80.67)
Moderate 60 13.42 (18.40)
Severe 3 0.67 (0.92)