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Table 1 Demographic information and number of respondents in North and South Switzerland. SD = standard deviation

From: A tale of two parts of Switzerland: regional differences in the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on parents

  Number of respondents North South p value
Child’s mean age in years (SD) 659 7.1 (±4.5) 8.2 (±4.4) 0.011
Child’s sex Male 660 288/518 (55.6%) 68/142 (47.9%) 0.102
Child has a chronic illness 659 35/518 (6.8%) 8/141 (5.7%) 0.644
Child uses long-term medication 660 54/519 (10.4%) 14/141 (9.9%) 0.869
Survey was completed by the Mother 659 336/518 (64.9%) 99/141 (70.2%) 0.235
Family member was exposed to COVID-19 653 24/516 (4.7%) 19/137 (13.9%) <  0.001
Survey completed out after lockdown (May 11 – June 30, 2020) 662 284/520 (54.6%) 121/142 (85.8%) <  0.001
  1. Significant p-values are emphasized using italics