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Table 3 Frequency (N) and percentage (%) of Epirus Health Study (EHS) participants according to the level of knowledge for the COVID-19 pandemic overall and by sex, age group and date of report

From: Awareness, knowledge and trust in the Greek authorities towards COVID-19 pandemic: results from the Epirus Health Study cohort

   According to sex According to age (years) According to the date of report
Overall (n = 563) Men (n = 226) Women (n = 337) P-value 25–39 (n = 122) 40–49 (n = 191) 50–59 (n = 151) 60+ (n = 99) P-value March 30th-May 3rd (n = 284) May 4th-June 31st (n = 159) July 1st-August 31st (n = 120) P-value
Poor knowledge 25 (4.5) 9 (4.0) 16 (4.8) 0.860 5 (4.1) 11 (5.8) 6 (4.0) 3 (3.0) 0.877 12 (4.3) 9 (5.7) 4 (3.3) 0.140
Moderate knowledge 56 (10.0) 24 (10.6) 32 (9.6)   14 (11.5) 17 (9.0) 13 (8.7) 12 (12.1)   20 (7.1) 22 (13.8) 14 (11.7)  
Good knowledge 480 (85.6) 193 (85.4) 287 (85.7)   103 (84.4) 162 (85.3) 131 (87.3) 84 (84.9)   250 (88.7) 128 (80.5) 102 (85.0)  
  1. Abbreviation: COVID-19, Coronavirus disease 2019
  2. P-value from Fisher’s exact test