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Table 1 Demographic characteristic and frequency of personal protective measures among pedestrians in Ahvaz

From: Mask use among pedestrians during the Covid-19 pandemic in Southwest Iran: an observational study on 10,440 people

Variable n (%)
Age group 0–9 y 719 6.9
10–39 y 6678 64.2
40–59 y 2592 24.9
60 y and older 412 4.0
Sex Male 7072 67.9
Female 3336 32.1
Area East 5760 55.2
West 4680 44.8
Urban district One 1680 16.1
Two 1140 10.9
Three 1380 13.2
Four 1140 10.9
Five 960 9.2
Six 1440 13.8
Seven 1200 11.5
Eight 1500 14.4
Face mask use Yes 4749 45.6
No 5673 54.4
Type of face mask Surgical mask 3030 63.8
Cloth mask 940 19.9
Filtered mask 731 15.4
Other 43 0.9
How to use a facemask correct use 3586 75.6
Uncovered mouth and/or nose 598 12.6
inside-out 470 9.9
upside-down 90 1.9
Gloves use Yes 176 1.7
No 10,246 98.3
Shield use Yes 35 0.3
No 10,405 99.7
Time a.m. 3120 29.9
p.m. 7320 70.1