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Table 2 Prevalence rates of face mask usage by sex, age group, urban district and area

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

  Number of observed pedestrians Face mask usage
n (CI 95%) prevalence
Overall prevalence 10,422 4749 45.6 (44.6 to 46.5)
Sex
 Male 7063 2734 38.7 (37.6 to 39.9)
 Female 3336 2009 60.2 (58.5 to 61.9)
Age group
 0–9 y 719 191 26.6 (23.4 to 30.0)
 10–39 y 6678 3015 45.1 (43.9 to 46.4)
 40–59 y 2592 1276 49.2 (47.3 to 51.2)
 60 and older 412 254 61.7 (58.6 to 66.4)
Urban district
 One 1673 809 48.4 (45.9 to 50.8)
 Two 1140 725 63.6 (60.7 to 66.4)
 Three 1377 684 49.7 (47.0 to 52.3)
 Four 1138 606 53.3 (50.3 to 56.2)
 Five 960 307 32.0 (29.0 to 35.0)
 Six 1439 301 20.9 (18.1 to 22.2)
 Seven 1197 430 35.9 (33.2 to38.7)
 Eight 1498 887 59.2 (56.7 to 61.7)
Area
 East 5745 2810 48.9 (47.6 to 50.2)
 West 4677 1939 41.5 (40.0 to 42.9)