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Table 2 Comparing families reporting exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19, and families who report no exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19 before arriving at the Emergency Department. Subset of families that reported concern about having COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10, excluding families who were not worried). Also analyzing subsets of families with concerns regarding work, loss of income, and their child missing school. SD = standard deviation

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

  Reported Exposure to Someone with Confirmed COVID-19 Not known Exposure to Someone with Confirmed COVID-19 p value
Parents concerned their children have COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD) 4.41 (±2.87) 3.51 (±2.41) 0.057
Number of parents very worried their children have COVID-19 (Likert scale 7–10), n (%) 7/43 (16.3%) 41/584 (7%) 0.038
Parents concerned they have COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD) 5.04 (±2.54) 3.56 (±2.35) 0.002
Parents very concerned they have COVID-19 (Likert scale 7–10), n (%) 8/43 (18.6%) 45/583 (7.7%) 0.022
Parents concerned about missing work (Likert scale 1–10) (SD) 4.77 (±3.06) 4.3 (±2.8) 0.413
Parents concerned about their children missing school (Likert scale 1–10) (SD) 4.71 (±3.07) 4.73 (±2.83) 0.970
Parent report loss of income due to COVID-19, n (%) 11/43 (25.6%) 194/599 (32.4%) 0.355
  1. Significant p-values are emphasized using italics