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Table 1 Statistical description of study samples: univariate Analysis of the differences of residents’ attitudes to consent COVID-19 information has been disclosed timely during the low transmission period

From: Timeliness of information disclosure during the low transmission period of COVID-19: resident-level observational study in China

Variables N (%) χ2 P Evidence Degrees
Total 2361 (100) NA NA NA
Consent COVID-19 information has been disclosed timely
 Yes 1704 (72.17) NA NA NA
 No 657 (27.83)
Gender
 Male 942 (39.90) 0.415 0.520 Low
 Female 1419 (61.10)
Age group, y
 18–44 1845 (78.14) 64.094 < 0.001 High
 45–59 369 (15.63)
  > 60 111 (4.70)
Highest educational level
 Primary school or below 68 (2.88) 13.475 0.001 High
 Middle school 186 (7.88)
 College degree or above 2107 (89.24)
Place of residence
 Urban 1372 (58.11) 5.762 0.016 High
 Rural 989 (41.89)
Region
 Eastern China 421 (17.83) 35.886 < 0.001 High
 Central China 1470 (62.26)
 Western China 470 (19.91)
Employment status
 Employed 1014 (42.95) 8.721 0.003 High
 Unemployed 1347 (57.05)
Have a chronic disease (diagnosed by a doctor)
 Yes 1621 (68.66) 0.093 0.761 Low
 No 740 (31.34)
Marital status
 Unmarried 1560 (66.07) 5.929 0.015 High
 Married 801 (33.93)
The primary way to get information about the COVID-19
 Traditional Media (Television, Radio and Newspapers) 1361 (57.65) 0.001 0.980 Low
 Emerging media (Weibo, WeChat and Interent news) 1000 (42.35)
COVID-19 have a large impact on your life
 Strongly disagree 620 (26.26) 7.825 0.098 Low
 Disagree 964 (40.83)
 Not sure 562 (23.80)
 Agree 124 (5.25)
 Strongly agree 91 (3.85)