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Table 3 Chi-square results for sociodemographic variables and SGH COVID-19 CERC survey questions (phase 1 and 2) questions

From: Perception survey of crisis and emergency risk communication in an acute hospital in the management of COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore

Characteristics (p, %) Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11 Q12 Q13
Occupation 0.12 0.24 0.002 0.504 0.131 0.031 0 0.001 0 0.001 0.002
 Doctors 77.3% 81.8% 72.7% 77.3% 68.2% 59.1% 59.1% 72.7% 63.6% 68.2% 59.1%
 Others 89.8% 91.3% 92.9% 84.8% 82.8% 80.1% 91.2% 93.4% 93.0% 91.1% 85.1%
Primary work area 0.24 0.153 0.935 0.028 0.078 0.374 0.181 0.165 1 0.096 0.417
 Inpatient 88.5% 89.9% 92.4% 86.9% 84.5% 80.7% 89.5% 91.9% 92.4% 89.3% 85.4%
 Outpatient 90.8% 92.5% 92.7% 82.0% 80.3% 78.4% 91.9% 94.2% 92.5% 92.3% 83.5%
Direct involvement in treating COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19 cases 0.842 0.741 0.728 0.698 0.282 0.284 0.190 0.198 0.526 0.919 0.512
 No 89.7% 91.2% 92.6% 84.5% 82.1% 79.2% 91.1% 93.3% 92.6% 90.7% 84.3%
 Yes 89.1% 90.4% 91.8% 85.7% 85.7% 83.0% 87.7% 90.4% 91.2% 90.5% 86.4%
Age 0.012 0.132 0.016 0.317 0.082 0.037 0.226 0.143 0.189 0.004 0.032
 > = 40 92.7% 92.9% 95.1% 86.1% 85.4% 83.1% 92.2% 94.6% 93.9% 94.1% 87.7%
 Below 40 87.8% 90.1% 91.1% 83.7% 81.2% 77.8% 89.8% 92.1% 91.6% 88.7% 82.7%
Work experience in SGH (in years) 0.04 0.036 0.015 0.186 0.002 0.088 0.053 0.026 0.213 0.03 0.003
 < 1 94.1% 92.2% 94.1% 88.0% 74.5% 84.3% 88.2% 90.2% 90.2% 90.2% 78.4%
 1 < 5 90.9% 92.1% 94.5% 84.8% 84.8% 79.9% 94.2% 95.1% 92.7% 88.4% 81.1%
 5 < 10 83.9% 86.7% 88.1% 81.1% 78.0% 76.2% 87.4% 89.2% 89.5% 87.1% 80.0%
 > = 10) 91.6% 92.8% 94.0% 88.7% 87.1% 83.4% 91.8% 94.3% 93.6% 93.2% 88.6%
Marital status 0.54 0.316 0.139 0.536 0.224 0.001 0.007 0.227 0.141 0.266 0.358
 Married 90.1% 91.9% 93.5% 85.5% 84.2% 83.7% 92.7% 93.8% 93.5% 91.6% 85.7%
 Others 88.8% 90.0% 91.0% 84.0% 81.3% 75.7% 87.9% 91.8% 91.0% 89.5% 83.5%
Nationality 1 0.904 0.881 0.019 0.464 0.369 0.791 0.284 1 0.74 0.272
 Singaporean or Permanent Resident 89.6% 91.1% 92.6% 83.7% 82.2% 79.2% 90.8% 93.3% 92.4% 90.6% 84.1%
 Others 89.6% 91.8% 91.9% 91.9% 85.2% 83.0% 89.6% 90.4% 92.6% 91.9% 88.1%
Gender 0.969 0.467 0.74 0.795 0.273 0.111 0.465 0.563 0.23 0.107 0.001
 Female 89.5% 91.5% 92.7% 84.5% 83.1% 80.5% 90.9% 93.2% 92.9% 91.3% 86.2%
 Male 89.9% 89.4% 91.7% 85.6% 79.4% 75.0% 88.9% 91.7% 90.0% 87.2% 76.0%
  1. *p ≤ .05
  2. +p ≤ .01