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Table 3 The impact of COVID-19 reported by families in the North and the South of Switzerland, including families who reported concern about having COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10, excluding families who were not concerned). SD = standard deviation

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

  North South p value
Parents concerned their children have COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD)
Family exposed to COVID-19: Parents concerned their children have COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD)
3.17 (±2.23)
3.31 (±2.43)
4.79 (±2.68)
5.31 (±2.96)
<  0.001
Parents very concerned their children have COVID-19 (Likert scale 7–10), n (%) (n = 633)
Family exposed to COVID-19 (n = 627)
22/495 (4.4%)
2/24 (8.3%)
26/132 (19.7%)
5/19 (26.3%)
<  0.001
Parents concerned they have COVID-19 (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD)
Family exposed to COVID-19
3.32 (±2.16)
4.45 (±2.58)
4.61 (±2.71)
5.47 (±2.5)
<  0.001
Parents very worried they have COVID-19 (Likert scale 7–10)
Family exposed to COVID-19
27/493 (5.5%)
2/27 (7.4%)
26/133 (19.5%)
6/26 (23.1%)
<  0.001
Parents concerned about missing work (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD)
Family exposed to COVID-19
4.02 (±2.74)
4.44 (±3.09)
5.5 (±2.87)
5.5 (±3.07)
<  0.001
Parents concerned about their child missing school (Likert scale 1–10), mean (SD)
Family exposed to COVID-19
4.47 (±2.81)
3.86 (±3.09)
5.48 (±2.82)
5.90 (±2.77)
0.006
Parents report child wearing facemask when coming to the Emergency Department
Family exposed to COVID-19
121/515 (23.5%)
3/24 (12.5%)
98/137 (71.5%)
13/19 (68.4%)
< 0.001
Parent report lost income due to COVID-19
Family exposed to COVID-19
160/506 (31.6%)
8/24 (33.3%)
45/136 (33.1%)
3/19 (15.8%)
0.760
  1. Significant p-values are emphasized using italics