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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Experiences of social stigma among patients tested positive for COVID-19 and their family members: a qualitative study

Characteristics n (%)
Patients (n = 12)
Age, median (IQR) 36·5 (29)
Duration of Hospitalization, median (IQR) 11 (4)
Gender
 Female 6 (50·0)
 Male 6 (50·0)
Ethnicity
 Malay 10 (83·3)
 Chinese 1 (8·3)
 Indian 1 (8·3)
Education level
 Primary 0 (0·0)
 Secondary 1 (8·3)
 Pre-University/ Certificate/ Diploma 3 (25·0)
 Degree or above 6 (50·0)
 Information not provided 2 (16·7)
Occupationa
 Professional 7 (58·3)
 Semi-professional 3 (25·0)
 Labourer 1 (8·3)
 Retiree 1 (8·3)
Marital Status
 Single 2 (16·7)
 Married 10 (83·3)
Family member (n = 6)
Age, median (IQR) 56.0 (18·3)
Gender
 Female 3 (50·0)
 Male 3 (50·0)
Ethnicity
 Malay 6 (100·0)
 Chinese 0 (0·0)
 Indian 0 (0·0)
Education level
 Primary 0 (0·0)
 Secondary 2 (33·3)
 Pre-University/ Certificate/ Diploma 2 (33·3)
 Degree or above 2 (33·3)
Occupationa
 Professional 1 (16·7)
 Semi-professional 1 (16·7)
 Labourer 1 (16·7)
 Homemaker 3 (50·0)
Marital Status
 Single 0 (0·0)
 Married 6 (100·0)
  1. aStandard occupation classification 2010