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Table 2 The relationship of demographic features, drug abuse variables and information about corona virus with mental health status

From: Mental health status during COVID-19 pandemic in Fars Province, Iran: timely measures

  Mental disorders P value
No Yes
Age
 Less than 30 95 (45.7) 113 (54.3) < 0.001
 30–49 291 (51.3) 276 (48.7)
 50 and more 82 (75.2) 27 (24.8)
Sex
 Male 185 (63.1) 108 (36.9) < 0.001
 Female 312 (49.6) 317 (50.4)
Marital Status
 Single 141 (50.4) 139 (49.6) 0.181
 Married 347 (55.9) 274 (44.1)
 Divorced or Widowed 9 (42.9) 12 (57.1)
Education
 Under diploma 38 (53.50) 33 (46.5) 0.111
 Diploma 100 (58.1) 72 (41.9)
 Associate Degree 37 (56.9) 28 (43.1)
 Bachelor 176 (57.1) 132 (42.9)
 Master degree or higher 146 (47.7) 160 (52.3)
Economic
 Lower income 90 (50.3) 89 (49.7) 0.458
 Sufficient 249 (55.7) 198 (44.3)
 High income 158 (53.4) 138 (46.6)
Cigarette
 No 433 (55.4) 348 (44.6) 0.037
 Occasional 39 (41.5) 55 (58.5)
 Continual 25 (54.3) 21 (45.7)
Water pipe
 No 438 (55.4) 353 (44.6) 0.047
 Occasional 106 (88.3) 14 (11.7)
 Continual 3 (30) 7 (70)
Sedative
 No 422 (58.3) 302 (41.7) < 0.001
 Occasional 63 (38.7) 100 (61.3)
 Continual 11 (34.4) 21 (65.6)
Drug abuse
 No 481 (54.4) 403 (45.6) 0.129
 Yes 14 (41.2) 20 (58.8)
Alcohol
 No 397 (55) 325 (45) 0.211
 Yes 100 (50) 100 (50)
The most information gathering channels for COVID-19
 Television or radio national
  No 215 (50.7) 209 (49.3) 0.072
  Yes 282 (56.6) 216 (43.4)
 Satellite
  No 137 (55.9) 108 (44.1) 0.461
  Yes 360 (53.2) 317 (46.8)
 Virtual social networks
  No 350 (54.6) 291 (45.4) 0.521
  Yes 147 (52.3) 134 (47.7)
 Web
  No 455 (54.2) 384 (45.8) 0.527
  Yes 42 (50.6) 41 (49.4)
Trust to the media
 No 138 (43.8) 177 (56.2) < 0.001
 Yes 359 (59.1) 248 (40.9)
Trust to health authority
 No 244 (47.3) 272 (52.7) < 0.001
 Yes 253 (62.3) 153 (37.7)
Trust of cooperation between policy makers
 No 304 (48.3) 326 (51.7) < 0.001
 Yes 193 (66.1) 99 (33.9)
Uncertainty to information about corona
 No 196 (60.5) 128 (39.5) 0.003
 Yes 301 (50.3) 297 (49.7)